Leading Health and Research Organizations Collaborate to Launch the Medical Genome Initiative

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eight leading health care and research organizations in the U.S. and Canada have signed an agreement to launch the Medical Genome Initiative, a consortium that will work to expand access to high-quality clinical whole genome sequencing (cWGS) for the diagnosis of genetic diseases. The Initiative will focus on the publication of common laboratory and clinical best practices for the application of cWGS. Founding member institutions of the Medical Genome Initiative incl