Progress in non-invasive testing for Down's Syndrome

9 January 2011

Professor Lo continues to develop the innovative technique for new applications (see previous news), and the future for safe, early prenatal diagnosis looks bright. Hong Kong has a growing reputation for genomic research and development, thanks both to internationally renowned individuals and facilities, not least the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) genome sequencing centre based there. BGI Hong Kong, R&D centre for theShenzhen-based BGI, will reportedly have the capacity to sequence 1,300 human genomes a day. 

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