News of the WeekVETERANS AFFAIRS

Gene Bank Proposal Draws Support--and a Competitor

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Science  29 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5735, pp. 684-685
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5735.684a

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is quietly moving forward with plans for a national gene bank that would link DNA donated by up to 7 million veterans and their family members with anonymous medical records.