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NHGRI’s Collins to Lead Roundtable Into Race Terms and Genomic Trials

Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, will lead a closed roundtable discussion next month on ways in which racial information — a frequent component in genotyping and gene-expression research — can be used to better design genomics studies, according to a person familiar with the discussion agenda.

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