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Questions What is sickle cell trait? What is the difference between sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease? What does it mean if someone has sickle cell trait? What research is being done to better understand sickle cell trait? What is sickle cell trait? Sickle cell trait occurs when a person carries a single copy of the sickle globin gene...
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Today, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), one of the National Institutes of Health, announced a "Grand Opportunity" Large-Scale DNA Sequencing Project that will spend more than $64 million over two years to identify genetic connections to heart, lung, and blood diseases that account for three of the four leading causes of death...
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The $63 million NHLBI Large-Scale DNA Sequencing Project is a "Grand Opportunity" Recovery Act project that will find genetic signatures for heart, lung, and blood diseases that account for 3 of the 4 leading causes of death in the United States. President Barack Obama announced the award September 30, 2009, as part of the $5 billion in new...