NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health announced today that it has earmarked more than $7 million in fiscal 2017 to support a multicenter initiative to study the role of genetics and other factors in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

The funding will be provided to three collaborative research centers — at Cornell University, Columbia University, and The Jackson Laboratory — as well as a data management and coordinating center (DMCC) at the Research Triangle Institute.

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