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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Aligning policy and healthcare services with Veterans' values and preferences for results from Whole Genome Sequencing
Principal Investigator:

Sara J. Knight

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2017 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $154,339
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Over the past decade, genomic medicine has rapidly expanded from single gene testing to include next- generation sequencing (NGS) tests, such as Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS), that reveal extensive genomic information. During this same time period, the technical cost of sequencing a genome has fallen from over $30 million in 2003 to approximately $1,000 in 2016. VA and the nation are making significant investments in the research infrastructure needed to accelerate the translation of new genomic...

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