NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute announced today grants totaling up to nearly $14 million over four years to fund five new projects that will investigate variations in the human genome across diverse ethnic groups that can influence disease risk.

NHGRI said that it plans to provide a total of $3.8 million this year to fund the grants under the Population Architecture Using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) program, and that the total funding amounts over the term of the awards is subject to the availability of funds.

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