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Johns Hopkins Selected to Chart Genome Variations of 1 Million Americans

Focus will be on historically underrepresented samples in human genetic studies Credit: iStock The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to lead one of three “genome centers” for its All of Us Research Program. The Johns Hopkins-Baylor team will receive inaugural funding of $7.9 million to begin collecting and analyzing clinical-grade genomic data from volunteers to understand how biological, environmental and lifestyle factors impact human health. “Creating this enormous data set from diverse populations will build a path to more … Continue reading