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100,000 Genomes Project

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AstraZeneca sets up genomics consortium for drug discovery

AstraZeneca sets up genomics consortium for drug discovery

Finland, and will contribute 500, 000 samples from its own clinical trials to the effort. ... AZ is one of several pharma companies already working with Genomics England on the UK's national 100, 000 Genomes Project - which aims to map the DNA of

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  • Nurturing innovation in a tough environment Nurturing innovation in a tough environment

    Its main task at the moment is to map the DNA of 100, 000 patients with cancers and rare genetic conditions by 2017. ... NHS England has also set up 11 genomics centres in the country to support the '100, 000 Genomes Project' by recruiting volunteers.

  • AstraZeneca joins Genomics England consortium AstraZeneca joins Genomics England consortium

    AstraZeneca has joined a public-private consortium with Genomics England to accelerate the development of new diagnostics and treatments arising from the 100, 000 Genomes Project. ... NHS England announced late last year that it would create 11 new

  • Icelandic genome study yields new disease genes Icelandic genome study yields new disease genes

    The project has been ongoing for years and has now collated whole- genome sequence data from more than 100, 000 people - out of Iceland's total population of about 323, 000 - ... of other national genomics programmes such as the UK's 100, 000 genomes

  • DNA expert: use genes to assess disease risk DNA expert: use genes to assess disease risk

    There is increasing momentum to use genomic sequencing as part of routine care, however, with NHS England currently involved in a project to sequence the genomes of 100, 000 people with ... Dr Hood is also embracing the idea and is involved in a project

  • UK must embrace genomics or face medicines “dark age” UK must embrace genomics or face medicines “dark age”

    Its main task at the moment is to map the DNA of 100, 000 patients with cancers and rare genetic conditions by 2017. ... NHS England has also set up 11 genomics centres in the country to support the '100, 000 Genomes Project' by recruiting volunteers.

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    the backbone of the whole health service, and account for around 500, 000 of its 1.7 million staff. ... 100, 000 Genomes Project.

  • A rare opportunity A rare opportunity

    Meanwhile, the 100, 000 Genomes Project is making strong progress in the creation of a new genomic medicine service for the NHS and, more recently, political momentum has been building in ... The UK's 100, 000 Genome Project is a world-leading push to

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