NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanofi US has awarded $300,000 to a group of patient advocacy organizations, including Genetic Alliance, to create a crowd-sourced disease registry that will enable patients to store and share their medical data and biological samples for use in research.

The Registries for All Diseases proposal was awarded the funding through the Sanofi US Collaborate Activate Innovation Challenge, a competition run by Sanofi's Partners in Patient Health designed to promote the sharing of complementary resources among diverse organizations.

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