Like directors of genome sequencing centers everywhere, over the last year or two the leaders of the Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research have been asking themselves “how best to move beyond looking at the genome to medicine,” recalls David Altshuler.

For Whitehead, the answer has turned out to be: by relying on some well-connected scientists, snaring a windfall of money, and coordinating a record-making institutional partnership.

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