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UK-US firms create largest genomics project to study Indian population

Genetic evidence has revolutionised scientific discovery and drug development in recent years by providing clear links between certain genes and disease.

A UK-based genomics data platform and an American genetics company today collaborated to create the worlds largest project of its kind to study Indian population.

Cambridge-headquartered Global Gene Corp (GGC) said its new multi-year tie-up with Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, is aimed at finding innovative diagnosis and therapies for rare diseases.

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