NEW YORK, July 21 (GenomeWeb News) - As part of a collaboration agreement, Perlegen subsidiary Perlegen Sciences Japan and the Japanese Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, or RIKEN, will conduct genomic association studies to find the causes of 47 common diseases, the organizations said yesterday in a statement.

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