NHGRI Plans to Use Next-Gen Tools to Sequence 1,000 Genomes in Clinical Study | GenomeWeb
The National Human Genome Research Institute has launched a large-scale medical sequencing study focusing on heart disease that eventually plans to sequence the genomes of 1,000 individuals using next-generation sequencing technologies.
The study, called ClinSeq, has started modestly but will scale up over time. Since February, researchers from the NHGRI, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and other NIH institutes have enrolled about 50 participants.

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