NEW YORK, Jan 17 – Sequenom and GlaxoSmithKline have embarked upon a collaborative project to validate 500 SNPs and over 900 DNA samples from people with Type 2 Diabetes, Sequenom said Wednesday.

 

   

" Our objective is to screen hundreds of SNPs that we have localized to a

 

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