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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI, Imperial College of London, and Waters today signed a framework agreement to accelerate translational medicine.

Through R&D projects incorporating omics-related and clinical applications, the partners plan to develop comprehensive standards and approaches for human omics testing and data analysis, BGI said. Work will focus on biomarker detection, as well as the integration of multidimensional data and information from 3D imaging, for example, in order to translate, accumulate, and update omics, clinical, and health knowledge.

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