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Caburn
12-22-2014, 12:45 AM
The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and usher in a new era of "genomic medicine".

The Genomics Medicine Centres - based in hospitals from Newcastle to Exeter - will focus on cancer and rare genetic diseases.

Their challenge is to sequence 100,000 genomes within three years in order to develop new tests and drugs.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-30558112

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Jean M
12-22-2014, 10:25 AM
Sad to see that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are not taking part.