Harvard, Scripps Researchers Receive Big NIH Awards for RNAi-Related Projects | GenomeWeb

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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