$60 Million to Fund Study of Genetics Underlying Common Diseases (image) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption The McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University joins three other institutions in forming the Centers for Common Disease Genomics network, funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute, of the National Institutes of Health. The partner institutions are the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Baylor College of Medicine and the New York Genome Center. Grants to all four institutions establishing the CCDG network total $240 million, of which Washington University will receive $60 million. Credit Eric Young Usage Restrictions Credit to Washington University Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.