NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new consortium of researchers, funded with €15.4 million ($18.8 million) from the European Union's Horizon 2020 program, plans to use clinical expertise combined with genomics and other technologies to help thousands of patients with unsolved rare diseases obtain a molecular diagnosis.

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