By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK’s Human Genetics Commission and a number of other medical and health-related groups will be disbanded as part of a cross-government budget-cutting and reform effort, the HGC and Department of Health said today.

The HGC, which serves as the government’s advisory body on developments in human genetics issues, will be disbanded and then replaced by a committee of experts working for the DH, which will develop plans for the transition.

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