NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MicroRNA test development firm Circulomics said today it has been awarded two National Institutes of Health grants totaling $800,000 to develop its technology.

The Small Business Innovative Research Phase I awards will go toward the development of Circulomics' Ligo-miR microRNA assay technology and PicoSep single-molecule analysis platform.

The awards were made through NIH's SHIFT initiative to support the commercialization of academic discoveries.

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