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The free genetic testing program has amassed genetic data and samples from more than 5,000 patients that researchers can now apply to access.

The partners will collect cancer tissue samples from volunteers in Tamil Nadu — a region with a population of roughly 78 million.

The partners will work together to create a cancer research biobank to help advance Northwell's precision medicine efforts.

The partners have opened a new biorepository that will engage with clinical researchers and foster future personalized medicine efforts in the German capital.

The center, which is seen as a bellwether for integrating genomic information with EMRs, will use the data to inform efforts to prevent chronic, common diseases.

Mount Sinai is the latest healthcare provider to link up with Regeneron's Genetics Center, to pair NGS data with electronic medical record data.

The biobank will also provide lab services to researchers, academic institutions, pharmaceutical firms, and contract research organizations worldwide.

Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.

PNRI researchers will be able to analyze information from over 600,000 discrete tumor, blood, and urine samples from around 25,000 patients.

The Human Cancer Models Initiative aims to create about 1,000 cancer cell lines that scientists can use to study tumor progression, drug resistance, and more.

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Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.