Bronx, NY
Sri Raj Lab
Bringing the Benefits of Genomics to Diverse Bronx Communities
$45K Finalists

The Bronx is the unhealthiest and most diverse county in the US.  Montefiore / Einstein is its primary provider of healthcare services. Our team of geneticists, public health and community health specialists are working to understand its genetic ancestry, identify new genetic risks to disease in our unique populations, and work with the various Bronx communities to understand their health needs and how best to bring them the benefits of genomic information.

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New York, NY

Let’s build community trust and improve people’s health and well-being.

The NIH Build UP Trust Challenge will award as many as ten Finalists up to $45,000 each and the opportunity to win one of four $200,000 prizes for promising strategies that increase research participation and the adoption of medical care by building trust and improving engagement with historically underserved communities.
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