NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – NantHealth, The Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine, and Providence Health and Services will partner to create a clinical network for whole-genome sequencing.

The organizations have installed an Illumina HiSeq X Ten sequencing system and plan to establish a CLIA-approved facility to use sequencing to help guide treatment decisions for cancer patients. The clinical lab will be located at NantOmics in Culver City, Calif., and will have the capacity for 22 HiSeq X Ten systems.

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