NIH pumps $6M into DNA analysis for Alzheimer's plan

President Barack Obama has waged war on Alzheimer's disease and pushed federal agencies to boost their awards for studies of the memory-stealing disease--and understanding the ememy at the genomic level is a key to victory. As GenomeWeb reports, the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging has heeded the president's call for action and awarded up to $6 million for three projects that aim to analyze DNA sequencing data related to Alzheimer's. The institute says the awards are part of the president's initiative. Article

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