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GSK, Regeneron and UK Biobank In Gene Sequencing Initiative

Executive Summary

GlaxoSmithKline and the Regeneron Genetics Center have joined forces with the UK Biobank to sequence genes from its 500,000 participants in an effort to improve drug discovery and disease diagnosis. The first data are due within a year.

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