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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team from Australia has started to put together the largest collection of whole-genome sequences from thousands of healthy, elderly individuals to date.

Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, the University of New South Wales, and Monash University described the strategy behind this resource — called the Medical Genome Reference Bank (MGRB) — in a paper published online today in the European Journal of Human Genetics.

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