NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI Health and Chile's University of Mayor recently announced an agreement to bring genomic testing to that country and the neighboring region.

Under the terms of the deal, BGI and the university will collaborate on non-invasive fetal trisomy testing, hereditary cancer genomic testing, and monogenic disorder genomic testing. Based in Santiago, Chile, the University of Mayor has a genetic disease diagnosis and treatment center.

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