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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Knome said today that it has joined the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GAGH), a global effort to responsibly share and analyze large quantities of genomic and clinical data.

GAGH now has over 200 members. Partners in the alliance offer perspectives and expertise and are pooling their intellectual resources to identify and disseminate best practices and establish a common framework of approaches to ethics and technical models to enable responsible data sharing.

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This webinar will provide an overview of polygenic risk scores, which aggregate dozens of genetic variants that have been linked to disease risk in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) into a single score.