NIDA to Prioritize Addiction Genetics Research Funding | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Drug Abuse said in a notice on Friday that in response to funding constraints at the National Institutes of Health it plans to prioritize funding for studies of genes that may be involved in addiction.

NIDA's interest in genetics and genomics research focuses on the multiple genes and variants that, along with environmental and developmental factors, may play a role in addiction.

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