NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche said today that it will collaborate with Spain's Department of Health of Junta de Andalucía on the Medical Genome Project, a research project created to study the genetic underpinnings of rare diseases.

Under the terms of the agreement, Roche will contribute €4 million ($5.98 million) to the MGP, and will receive right of first refusal of any possible license for discoveries made during the project.

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