NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Maryland's Schools of Dentistry and Medicine said today they have jointly received a $10.7 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to use omics methods to identify molecular biomarkers related to sexually transmitted infections and diseases.

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