NINR

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Nursing Research plans to fund research projects that seek to uncover genomic variants or mechanisms that are involved in how patients respond to rehabilitation efforts, NINR said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Nursing Research is planning to fund studies that partner microbial genomics and environmental science projects to discover how the microbial communities in pregnant women may play a role in preterm labor, a major cause of neonatal mortality a

The National Institute on Nursing Research plans to award $2 million for studies into genomic variants for use in identifying and treating chronic disorders.

Funded with $1.25 million in 2010, the grants will support studies of epigenetic factors that affect disease symptoms and complications.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.