CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – The US National Institutes of Health is proposing loosening restrictions on researchers' access to genomic summary results. The agency announced today that it was soliciting comments on a planned update to the NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy that guides data management of summary results.

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