Background is now available at the links below for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) announcement of new funding from the Large-Scale Genome Sequencing Program. The new funding plan sharpens the focus of its flagship Genome Sequencing Program on medical applications. In addition to continuing on-going studies, the four-year, $416 million plan launches new efforts to find causes of rare inherited diseases and accelerate the use of genome sequence information in the medical care of patients
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Last Updated: November 28, 2012