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Big pharma companies team up to increase diversity in genome data

By Jonathan Smith

The pharma giants AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Merck have been revealed as founding members of the Alliance for Genomic Discovery (AGD), a project aiming to accelerate drug development by collecting genomic data from underrepresented populations.

The new face of genomics

The new face of genomics

Prominent US genomics Robert L. Strausberg, who directs the
National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Cancer Genomics office, has been
named as vice president for research at The Institute for Genomic
Research (TIGR).


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