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Researchers working at an NHGRI-supported large-scale sequencing center. Courtesy: The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Rare kidney tumor provides insights on role of metabolic changes in cancer

KidneyBethesda, Md., Fri., Aug. 21, 2014 - Researchers in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network have made a number of new findings about the biology and development of a rare form of kidney cancer. They found that the disease - chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (ChRCC) - stems in part from alterations in genes in the mitochondria, the cell's energy supplier. Read more

NIH awards two new grants to explore the understanding of genomics research in Africa

H3Africa logoBethesda, Md., Fri., Aug. 1, 2014 - Two grants totaling more than $300,000 will support studies on genomic literacy among Africans as it relates to research conducted in Africa by African investigators. The three-year grants are part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) program, funded by the National Institutes of Health's Common Fund in partnership with Britain's Wellcome Trust.
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NIH awards $14.5 million to research groups studying newest DNA sequencing techniques

Read more Bethesda, Md., Fri., Aug. 1, 2014 - A number of micro-sized technologies - such as nanopores and microfluidics - are among the approaches researchers will use to develop high quality, low cost DNA sequencing technology through new grants from the National Institutes of Health.  Read more

NIH names new clinical sites in Undiagnosed Diseases Network

Read more Bethesda, Md., Tues., July 1, 2014 - The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six medical centers around the country to select from the most difficult-to-solve medical cases and together develop effective approaches to diagnose them. The clinical sites will conduct clinical evaluation and scientific investigation in cases that involve patients with prolonged undiagnosed conditions. Read more

Grant Writing: Advice from an NHGRI Pro

Bettie Graham, Ph.D.The National Human Genome Research Institute wants to help you write successful grant applications with tips to guide you through the process from Bettie Graham, Ph.D., a pro in grants administration for more than 30 years. (Read more)


Featured Grants

  • Interpreting Variation in Human Non-Coding Genomic Regions Using Computational Approaches and Experimental Assessment (R01)
    RFA-HG-13-013 []
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 21, 2014 and January 21, 2015
    Expiration Date: January 22, 2015

Last Updated: August 21, 2014