The National Institute of General Medical Sciences last month issued two grants worth a combined $305,000 to help two biotechs develop new technologies for microRNA research.
The first grant, to Mirus Bio, is worth $197,636 and will help the company develop a blood-based reporter system designed to allow researchers to determine if and when an miRNA of interest is expressed in the liver of a live mouse.
 

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