NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have won a $2.4 million grant to study genetic variations in diabetes patients in order to predict response to treatment and reduce cardiovascular disease, UNC said Monday.

Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the four-year study will be led by the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute, which is the academic home of the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Award at UNC.

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