NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new series of genome-wide association studies driven by the Wellcome Trust and involving up to 60 international institutes will analyze DNA from around 120,000 people, the Wellcome Trust said today in a statement.
 
The Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium is using £30 million ($59.5 million) to study genomic contributions to 25 diseases, as well as studying the genetics of learning in children and individuals’ response to statins, the Wellcome Trust said.
 

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