NIH Awards Nearly $1M in microRNA-Related Research Grants in July | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health this month handed out nearly $1 million to fund three microRNA-related projects, two exploring the use of the non-coding RNAs as biomarkers for cancer and one to develop new approaches for identifying their targets.

The first cancer-related grant was awarded to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center clinician Prasad Adusumilli to support his efforts to validate an miRNA-based risk model for stage I lung adenocarcinoma.

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