BGI Group Partners with Multiple Organizations to Advance Precision Medicine: Infectious Diseases
Shenzhen BGI Technology Limited, CNGB, and BGI·Research entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, on June 8. The agreement provides a cooperation framework for a pathogen gene bank and a research collaboration, aiming to fully leverage their combined strengths in resource collection and genomics technology to support the development of precision medicine. Starting with cooperation in infectious disease, BGI Group and Xiangya Hospital will advance research on big data.. The agreement was witnessed by local authorities led by Shen Yumou, Secretary of Kaifu District of Changsha.
On the same day, BGI Group -The Second People’s Hospital of Yunnan Province Precision Medicine Center for Infectious Diseases was also established to jointly build a sequencing platform for infectious diseases, which is vitally important for creating more efficient, convenient and accurate diagnosis platforms for infectious diseases and carrying out precise diagnosis of clinical infectious etiology.