NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health this month earmarked more than $1.5 million to fund two projects focused on the roles of specific microRNAs in disease, an effort to profile extracellular RNAs in human biofluids, and the development of a search tool for identifying miRNAs' roles in cancer.

Disease states

The first grant was awarded to University of Virginia's Brian Annex, a cardiovascular medicine researcher who is investigating the causes and potential treatments of peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

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