This article has been clarified to note that the Broad Institute has developed its own exome sequencing method, which it will use in the NHLBI Large-Scale DNA Sequencing Project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has pumped just over $64 million of stimulus funding into a program that will use DNA sequencing and molecular profiling methods on samples from several major population studies to understand major diseases, NHLBI said today.

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