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Kaiser Genotypes 100,000 Members
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The first phase has been completed of a massive genomics project that could help scientists identify why some people get diseases like cancer and others do not.

More than 100,000 Kaiser Permanente members volunteered to contribute their saliva for DNA and chromosome testing for the project that is expected to accelerate research into conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers, mental health disorders, and age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.