GenomeWeb: NIH SMaHT Grant and Development of Computational Tools
NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2023) – In May of 2023, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the Somatic Mosaicism across Human Tissues (SMaHT) program. Funded by the NIH Common Fund with $140 million over five years, the SMaHT program is a trans-NIH initiative dedicated to surveying the diversity of genomes of different cells inside the human body.
Two New York Genome Center (NYGC) research teams were awarded grants under the program, including Dan Landau, MD, PhD, NYGC Core Faculty Member and Associate Professor of Medicine in the division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Rahul Satija, PhD, NYGC Core Faculty Member and Associate Professor of Biology at New York University.
Dr. Landau and Dr. Satija were recently included in a feature on GenomeWeb that highlights the 14 technology development grantees under the SMaHT network. Click here to read the full article.