On June 3, 2012, “National GeneBank - Wuxi Tumor Bank” was launched.
On June 11, 2012, BGI cooperated with Wuxi Maternal and Child Health-Care Hospital on Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetic Testing of Fetal Chromosomal Aneuploidy, Genotyping Test of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Genetic testing of monogenic diseases. The project has screened 13,000 cervical cancer screening samples and 4,000 Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetic Testing (NIPT) samples.
On March 12, 2012, BGI cooperated with Weifang Family Planning Committee on birth defects testing. It has completed about 1500 Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetic Testing (NIPT) at present.
On November 25, 2012, National GeneBank signed a strategic cooperation memorandum with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Minhang District, to establish a joint biobank.
On February 3, 2013, BGI signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the Second Military Medical University to establish a translational medicine laboratory, carry out clinical & research projects in tumor.
On February 6, 2013, BGI signed cooperative agreement with Jining Maternal and Child Health-Care Hospital. Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetic Testing (NIPT) was listed in ten focused project of Jining government in 2013.
On April 28, 2013, In late May 2013, HPV screening project was launched in Minhang District of Shanghai .
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