By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new project in the UK led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the National Health Service will analyze the genomes of up to 12,000 children with physical and mental developmental problems and multiple birth malformations in the hopes of developing new tools to diagnose these disorders.

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