NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded over $48.6 million in research grants over the next four years to support groups working under the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) project.

The grants are administered by the National Human Genome Research Institute and represent the third phase of the eMERGE program. The funded projects focus on identifying the potential medical effects of rare genomic variants in about 100 clinically relevant genes.

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