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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health has earmarked nearly $26.2 million over the next five years to fund research into the epigenomic effects of social experiences and how they relate to health disparities.

The funding is being provided by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities under the NIH's Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities research program. The National Cancer Institute has also made a separate award under the program.

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