NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health and Wellcome Trust today announced the winners of nine grants being awarded as part of an initiative to support genomic research in Africa.

The awards announced today are the inaugural grants of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa Consortium (H3Africa), an effort announced in 2010 by NIH and Wellcome Trust to improve the health of Africans through the study of genomics and environmental determinants of diseases.

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