NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has set aside $2 million to fund between four and six grants in fiscal 2009 that will study replication and fine-mapping of genetic regions associated with diseases, not necessarily cancer.
Part of the National Institutes of Health’s Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative, the one-year grants of up to $400,000 will support studies of gene regions associated with common complex traits, primarily ones that were found through genome-wide association studies.

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