NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK plans to launch a new government-owned company focused on applying genomics technologies in clinical care that will oversee the government’s effort to sequence 100,000 genomes, mostly of patients, manage a massive database to match DNA and clinical data, and handle other genome-focused health projects.

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