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CIDR NEWS

September 2012

Volume 2, Special Edition

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Visit us at ASHG

Finding genes that contribute to disease

CIDR will be at the upcoming American Society of Human Genetics Meeting in San Francisco, CA November 6-10, 2012. Visit Booth #119 for the latest information about our products and services.

NIH Renews CIDR Program Contract for Five Years with $101M

CIDR's largest source of support, the NIH Program Contract, has been renewed by the National Institutes of Health with funding of up to $101 million over the next five years. Learn more by reading the Johns Hopkins Medicine news release.

A recent NHGRI news feature describes our 15 year partnership with 14 NIH institutes and the unique combination of services and expertise we offer scientists searching for genes that contribute to disease.

To submit families to the BHCMG visit www.mendeliangenomics.org.

Special Edition

CIDR Named as Center for Mendelian Genomics

CIDR was named as one of the Centers for Mendelian Genomics, a new initiative established by NIH to accelerate the discovery of genes underlying Mendelian disorders. As part of the Baylor-Hopkins Center for Mendelian Genomics (BHCMG), we are actively generating whole exome sequencing datasets and supporting downstream analyses. A recent AJMG commentary describes the Centers.