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NIH, Hopkins Team Up on Genotyping

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Science  10 Jan 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5297, pp. 153
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5297.153a

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Scientists hoping to pinpoint genes involved in complex diseases have a new facility to turn to for high-powered help. Earlier this week, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it will fund a center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore devoted to genotyping, the painstaking process of searching for culprit genes in families afflicted with inherited diseases.