World’s largest human cancer genome database released
“Setting this precedent reflects a commitment to freely sharing information that has been a hallmark of St. Jude since we opened our doors 50 years ago. The Pediatric Cancer Genome Project is a one-of-a-kind effort, so the information has the potential to accelerate disease research worldwide.”
- Dr. William E. Evans, St. Jude director and CEO
As part of an ongoing effort to facilitate swifter progress in the fight against cancer and other related diseases, a vast amount of human cancer genome data, has been released and is now available to scientists globally.
The volume of information offered amounts to more than double the data previously open to scientists from all the other human genome sources combined.