NIGMS


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National Institute of General Medical Sciences

 (NIGMS)
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to support biomedical research that is not targeted at specific diseases, resulting in increased understanding of life and laying the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

NIGMS

National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

NIGMS

NIGMS

National Institute of General Medical Sciences. A division of the National Institutes of Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Last year, scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases and Harvard Medical School cited bio-specimens from the NIGMS Repository.
When an individual donates a sample to the NIGMS Repository, they are providing scientists all over the world with the very valuable opportunity to learn more about their specific disease and how their specific genetic make-up influences the symptoms and behaviors associated with their diagnosis.
More information on NIGMS human embryonic stem cell initiatives can be found at www.
Eighteen of the cell lines were derived from residual blood samples as described, and 6 were selected from the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository.
NIGMS is part of the National Institutes of Health.
Currently, NIGMS research training programs are only open to holders of MD and PhD degrees (35).
Supported in part by NIGMS R25 GM50117 and REAP, NAS.
We screened 13 cell lines from the NIGMS Repository for medically important mutations in 11 different genes: CFTR, F5, F2, MTHFR, HFE, GJB2 (connexin 26), FMR1 (fragile X), HBA1/HBA2 ([alpha]-thalassemia), FGFR3, HD, and HbS/HbC.
NIGMS will supply $150 million over five years to seven research groups based throughout the US.
This study was supported by a grant from the NIGMS (to DS).
This Request for Information (RFI) will assist NIGMS in considering the biomedical technology research and development space at all stages, from exploratory to mature.