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Medical genetics gets boost in India

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7004.529 (Published 26 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:529
  1. MEENAL MUDUR
  1. freelance writer, New Delhi.

    India will spend £4m over the next three years to develop skill in human genetics and to use data from the international human genome research project for medical use in India. A government task force on human genetics has just approved a programme to spread the availability of prenatal diagnosis of genetic disorders across the country and to set up research groups capable of delivering gene therapy in India.

    The task …

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