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New Research Grant will Support Pediatric Genomics Research

May 15, 2017

AGA is pleased to partner with the Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine to establish a new Research Scholar Award.

The AGA Research Foundation has partnered with the Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine to establish the AGA-Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine Research Scholar Award in Pediatric Genomics. This award will support one promising young investigator conducting research that utilizes genomics to enhance our fundamental understanding of childhood digestive diseases.

This newly established award will provide $90,000 per year for three years to one investigator. The funded research must be conducted at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine in San Diego starting July 2018.

Stay tuned for additional details and information on how to apply for this grant in summer 2017. More information on this new award is available on the Rady Children's Hospital website.

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