NIH Awards microRNA Grants to UMMS Researcher, Chromologic, and Others | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health this month handed out more than $1.2 million in grant funding to support four microRNA-related research projects.

Among them is one awarded to University of Massachusetts Media School investigator and miRNA pioneer Victor Ambros to study certain fundamental aspects of the role miRNAs, and another issued to startup Chromologic to develop a system that uses the small, non-coding RNAs as biomarkers for radiation exposure.

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