centre of genomics and policy

McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance Resources for the Human Cell Atlas Initiative

Published: 11Jun2019

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation today announced $468,860 in collaborative funding to support ethical...

European-Canadian Cancer Network chosen as a driver project of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Published: 7Mar2019

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) has selected the European-Canadian Cancer Network (EUCANCan) as one of seven 2019 Driver Projects to advance and pilot standards for sharing...

McGill University helps to inform understanding of cancer risk

Published: 9Jan2019

McGill University has helped develop a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. The BRCA Exchange was created through the BRCA Challenge,...

Guidelines for human genome editing

Published: 21Jan2016

By Vincent C. AllaireNewsroom Human genome editing for both research and therapy is progressing, raising ethical questions among scientists around the world.