NIH Awards $440K in RNAi, microRNA Grant Funding in June | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health this month awarded nearly $450,000 in funding to support two RNAi- and microRNA-related research projects, including one for the development of a low-cost oligonucleotide synthesizer and one studying the small, non-coding RNAs in cardiovascular health.

The first grant was awarded to Keith Anderson, the president of California-based startup Synthomics, to assist in the company’s development of an oligonucleotide synthesis technology designed to significantly lower production costs.

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