NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Coriell Institute for Medical Research yesterday kicked off the Delaware Valley Personalized Medicine Project, an initiative that plans to genotype up to 100,000 patient volunteers with the goal of studying the use of genetic risk factors in patient care.  
 
The project will use Affymetrix’s Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0 genotyping platform.
 

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