Improving disease prediction in diverse populations
The UW will serve as the Coordinating Center for NIH's new new Polygenic Risk Score Diversity Consortium. NIH will fund consortium work through grants totaling $38 million over five years.
NIH awards $38 million to improve utility of polygenic risk scores in diverse populations
The NIH will fund grants totaling $38 million over five years to develop methods that will improve the way that polygenic risk scores can be used to predict disease in diverse communities.