Critical Path Receives $3M Gates Foundation Award for TB Genome Database | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded the Critical Path Institute a three-year, $3 million grant to create a catalog of tuberculosis genomes from around the world. The database will inform correlations between bacterial genetic mutations, phenotypic information about drug susceptibility, and patient outcomes that will be used to accelerate the development of diagnostic tests to help clinicians more effectively treat TB strains on a global scale.

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