NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Manchester today launched a new center for clinical genomics that will develop genetic tests and companion diagnostics and use them along with sequencing tools in the treatment of patients through the UK National Health Service.

The new Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine (MCGM) is a collaboration between the university's Department of Genetic Medicine and the NHS Genetic Medicine Service at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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