Manchester, Beijing Partners Ink Genomic Medicine Collaboration | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Research leaders from the UK's University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust plan to undertake large-scale research projects with partners in Beijing, the institute said today. The projects aim to spur genomic medicine research into a range of disorders, including cancer, inherited heart disorders, blindness, and others.

Under a new memorandum of collaboration, researchers in Manchester will work with scientists at Peking University Health Science Centre, or PUHSC.

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