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Genomics plays a vital role in driving Québec's economic future. That is why Génome Québec aims at advancing knowledge in genomics by funding major research projects. In this section, you will discover all the latest achievements in the field of genomics.

Investment of nearly $50 million for a new cutting-edge Canada-wide health data platform

May 23, 2019

Génome Québec is proud to be a partner of the Digital Health and Discovery Platform (DHDP). This network, led by the Terry Fox Research Institute and Imagia, will connect almost 100 partners across Canada. 

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Canadian researchers identify the unanticipated early origin of childhood brain cancer

May 2, 2019

The team of Dr. Nada Jabado, paediatric hemato-oncologist and senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), in collaboration with researchers from SickKids and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), has identified the first traces of cancer at a very early stage in fetal development.

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