Intermountain Healthcare and deCODE genetics Launch Groundbreaking DNA Study of 500,000 People to Find New Links Between Genetics and Disease

Study Represents Largest  DNA Mapping Effort Undertaken in U.S. from a Single PopulationREYKJAVIK, ICELAND, and SALT LAKE  CITY – Intermountain Healthcare and  deCODE genetics have announced a major global collaboration and study focused  on discovering new connections between genetics and human disease that will  involve the collection of half a million DNA samples. The initiative, called the  HerediGene: Population Study, represents the largest and most comprehensive DNA  mapping effort to date in the United States from a single population. For the  study, which is voluntary and free to participants, Intermountain teams will  work with deCODE to…

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