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Report calls for collaboration on genome research

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 30 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1123
  1. Claudia Court
  1. BMJ

    The British human genome mapping project has enormous potential for the improvement of health and wealth creation, according to a report from the Advisory Committee on Human Genome Research. “We predict that the increased knowledge of basic biology will eventually transform medical practice,” say the authors. The report was commissioned under the auspices of the Office of Science and Technology. The independent group of geneticists behind the report was chaired by Professor Kay Davies, who said: …

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