The National Institutes of Health is spearheading the effort and for the past year has been organizing the foundational elements. Today, NIH formally announced that a major cornerstone – the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program biobank – will be based at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
While the NIH announcement did not specify the reasons why Mayo Clinic was chosen to host and operate the biobank, one may assume factors included its expertise in medical genomics and a wide range of supporting infrastructure:
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