Wayne State, U of Miami to Sequence Rare Disease Genes under NIH Grant | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Wayne State University will use a $6.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a five-year consortium focused on studying a genetic nerve disease, WSU said today.

As leader of the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium, WSU will work with the Human Genomic Institute at the University of Miami, which will conduct next-generation sequencing studies seeking modifier genes that could be responsible for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

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