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Genetics company receives $1.4 million NIH grant

August 27, 2014

The NIH has granted a total of $1,367,504 to 23andMe, a personal genetic testing company, for a 2-year project to enhance the company’s online database and research engine. The project will make access to aggregate, summary data available to outside researchers.

Catherine Afarian, spokesperson for 23andMe, told HemOnc Today the company wants “the best and brightest minds in the world to have access” to their data. By granting access to outside experts, research that may have taken years to complete can be conducted quickly in real-time.

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