The National Institutes of Health this month awarded nearly $2 million in grant funding to support eight research projects investigating the roles of microRNAs in a variety of diseases and biological functions including psychiatric disorders, immune function, glaucoma, and cancer.

Oncology

The first grant was awarded to Dartmouth College researcher Brock Christensen to support his investigation into miRNA variations that can be used a biomarkers for bladder cancer recurrence and survival.

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