NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Union has provided €11.5 million ($15.4 million) to fund an international research consortium that will seek to investigate the roles microRNAs play in epilepsy and how they may be used to develop new diagnostics and treatments for the disease.

The EpimiRNA Consortium includes 16 partners from eight countries in Europe, as well as the US and Brazil, and includes academic and business partners.

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