NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health said today that it has issued the first set of research funding awards for its Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP) to develop an open, global framework supporting efforts to build a map of cells within the adult human body. The HuBMAP awards total $54 million over the next four years, pending available funds.

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