NIH Awards $1.2M in microRNA Research Grants in January | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health earmarked more than $1.2 million in grant money in January to support three separate research projects investigating the roles of microRNAs in herpes infection, pulmonary hypertension, and placental-maternal communication.

The first grant was awarded to University of Florida researcher David Bloom to fund his efforts to uncover the role of miRNAs in herpes simplex virus type 1 infection.

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