NIH Awards $1.6M in microRNA Research Grants in January | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health this month handed out more than $1.6 million in grant funding to support four microRNA-related research projects including ones focused on the small, non-coding RNAs' roles in women's cancers, as well as their effect on certain bone marrow and immune cells.

The first grant was awarded to University of Georgia researcher Mandi Murph who is investigating whether altered miRNA expression can be used as a biomarker of obesity-related breast and ovarian cancers.

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