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SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – The University of Pittsburgh and its medical center, UPMC, have launched a genome center that will initially focus on whole-genome sequencing and RNA sequencing.

The new center was born out of the Immune Transplant and Therapy Center, founded earlier this year by UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh with a $200 million investment. It will initially support ITTC's work but will also collaborate with the Institute of Precision Medicine, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, physicians at UPMC, as well as external customers.

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