By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory has won a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of certain microRNAs in the development of lung cancer.

The $430,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund research into how microRNAs are involved in the progression of pulmonary adenocarcinoma, which accounts for nearly half of all lung tumors, Jackson Lab, which is an NCI-designated Cancer Center, said today.

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