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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration is planning to put the $10 million the agency expects to receive under the President's Precision Medicine Initiative to set up databases that can help inform its oversight of next-generation sequencing tests, and to establish the bioinformatics infrastructure to facilitate the curation and sharing of the information in those repositories, an agency official said today.

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