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After Raising $4.5 Million, 54gene Seeks To Lead Genetic Mapping Of African DNA, Launches Biobank

Abasi Ene-Obong Abasi Ene-Obong The African genome is the most genetically diverse in the world. However, until now, the global scientific community has largely ignored the rich diversity and ancestry of the continent’s DNA, which currently makes up only 2% of the global genetic database. What does this mean in reality? Global pharmaceutical companies are… Read More »