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NIH to Fund Studies Analyzing Existing Oral, Dental Genome-Wide Data

The National Institutes of Health announced that it will provide up to $200,000 in funding to support research projects involving the statistical analysis of existing genome-wide data related to human dental, oral, or craniofacial biology.

According to the agency, studies supported by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and other NIH institutes have generated a wealth of genomic data around human dental, oral, or craniofacial conditions or traits.

These data represent a cost-effective information resource that can be mined to investigate novel research questions, apply new analytic methods, and develop new analytical approaches, the NIH said. The NIH it will begin accepting applications for up to $200,000 in direct cost funding for the analysis of such data over periods of up to two years.

Additional details about the funding opportunity can be found here.

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