NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Klarman Family Foundation has awarded up to $7.2 million to a University of North Carolina researcher to lead a genetic research project into eating disorders.

The foundation awarded the grant to Cynthia Bulik, director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, to lead the Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative.

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