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Fogarty Director Dr Roger I Glass with a large group of African children, posing for camera

H3Africa begins building Africa's genomics expertise

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The NIH and Wellcome Trust have established the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium to build genomics-related research expertise and infrastructure across Africa. Fogarty Director Dr. Roger Glass’s says it’s a significant development.

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