NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health announced today that it has awarded more than $11 million in grant funding to support six research projects investigating various aspects of genomics and its role in human disease.

The awards were made as part of the NIH's High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program — a part of the agency's Common Fund designed to promote high-impact biomedical research — which has awarded approximately $127 million to fund 88 grants thus far.

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