By Doug Macron

Harvard University's Immune Disease Institute and the Scripps Research Institute pulled in big bucks from the National Institutes of Health last month, each securing grants worth more than $3 million to advance efforts using RNAi as a tool to solve questions related to immunity and learning.

At the same time, microRNA research continues to garner significant NIH support, with three projects related to the small non-coding RNAs receiving more than $1.3 million in combined funding last month.

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