NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK lab that is currently serving as an anti-doping testing facility for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games will be turned into a research center that will focus on phenomics-based disease studies.

The UK's Department of Health said today that the Olympics lab near London, in Harlow, which was provided by GlaxoSmithKline and is operated by King's College London, will be transformed into a facility that is supported by the Medical Research Council and the National Institute of Health Research.

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