Canada Launches C$10.5M Prenatal Testing Comparative Effectiveness Project | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated with a comment from one of the researchers regarding which tests will be included in the study.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at Canada's CHU de Quebec and the University of Laval will use C$10.5 million (US$10.2 million) in government funding to work with Ariosa Diagnostics to run a comparative study of non-invasive prenatal testing techniques for screening for chromosomal conditions such as Down syndrome.

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