Consortium Will Use $4.8M ARRA Grant to Determine Feasibility of Measuring Proteins in Humans | GenomeWeb

By Tony Fong

A wide-ranging team of researchers will use a $4.8 million ARRA grant to test the feasibility of measuring all proteins in humans.

The project, which will be funded for two years, will act as a "precursor" study to determine whether the Human Proteome Detection and Quantitation initiative, or hPDQ, can be done.

Participants in the first phase include researchers from the Broad Institute, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the company Plasma Proteome, and others.

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