MedCity News: NIH research initiative All of Us funds Color Genomics as its genetic counseling service

“The NIH-led All of Us Research Program has decided to award Burlingame, California-based Color Genomics a $4.6 million grant to act as the initiative’s nationwide genetic counseling service…”

“Color Genomics has been enlisted to provide genomics counseling services and the technological infrastructure necessary to help individuals better understand their genetic testing results and the potential larger impact on their health.”

“The company will offer educational materials and multilingual telecounseling services, as well as connections with Color pharmacists who can explain how to discuss results with the person’s healthcare provider…”

“The partnership builds on an existing relationship between All of Us and Color, which was chosen as one of three genome centers that are responsible for actual genotyping of patient samples…” Read the full article here.

Source: NIH research initiative All of Us funds Color Genomics as its genetic counseling service – By Kevin Truong, August 21, 2019. MedCity News.

 

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