NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Coriell Institute today announced that it has received a $14 million competitive grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Human Genetic Cell Repository.

The five year grant from NIGMS will support a biobank which includes more than 11,300 cell lines and 5,700 DNA samples representing 890 disease states and chromosomal abnormalities in several distinct human populations. It also contains healthy control samples and 40 induced pluripotent stem cell lines.

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