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.

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