This article has been updated from a version posted Nov. 13 to correct the name of the National Hemophilia Foundation.

Biogen Idec and several research advocates have launched a nationwide program to provide free genetic testing to hemophilia patients and their families in order to gain better insight into genetic factors that influence bleeding and therapeutic response.

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