RENO, Nev. (Sept. 15, 2016) – Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) today announced a new collaboration with 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, to launch one of the first community-based population health studies in the U.S. that will combine health, population and genetic information with environmental data and return 23andMe genetic results to study participants.
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