NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The UK's Precision Medicine Catapult today announced the initial locations for its six regional centers of excellence: Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, and Oxford.

The six centers will make up a nationwide network coordinated from Cambridge, with each center acting as a regional hub for precision medicine programs. Each center will establish a physical presence and recruit locally to build teams of experts to collaborate with government, academia, and local healthcare systems and companies.

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