NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Minnesota announced today that it has been awarded a three-year, $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop a legal framework for genomic medicine.

The project, called LawSeqSM, will require the expertise of legal, ethics, and scientific experts from across the US to analyze the state of genomic law and develop guidance for legal issues that may arise as genomic medicine is translated into clinical applications.

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