Leading Health Organizations in Canada and China Teaming up to Accelerate Precision Medicine

Date Posted: 
2016-10-20
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VANCOUVER, BC, Canada and SHENZHEN, China - Five leading health and research organizations in British Columbia and the world’s largest genomics organization, based in China, have formed a global partnership to bring together advanced technologies and individualized therapy for cancer and other diseases.

The partnership, between Shenzhen-based BGI, Providence Health Care, St. Paul’s Foundation, Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC), Genome British Columbia (Genome BC), and Deloitte Inc., focuses on applying next generation sequencing technologies and big data to accelerate personalized medicine and improve outcomes for patients.

Read the full article at Providence Health Care (opens in new window).

Read the full article at the Vancouver Sun (opens in new window).

 

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