NIH Seeks Proposals to Study Impact of WGS in Newborns | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health plans to fund projects that study the impact of whole-genome sequencing as a screening tool in newborns.

In a request for proposals, the NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development said they would provide $25 million for five years.

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