Launch ceremony of the International Centre for Genomic Medicine in Neuromuscular Diseases

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On April 3, 2019, in the House of Lords was held a lunch ceremony of the International Centre for Genomic Medicine in Neuromuscular Diseases.

The Republic of Tajikistan as a partner country of the Centre was invited for the participation in the event.

The Centre is sponsored by the UK Medical Research Council and Newcastle University, University of Cambridge, and UCL and funded a total of 5,66 million pounds sterling. The main objective of the Centre is to create a transcontinental genomics research and capacity building partnership between UK and other countries.

It is also planned to develop and organize various programs and other mechanisms for cooperation, including international fellowship programme, establish a core international bioinformatics platform, identify and assess new disease genes and increasing the number of patients with these diseases for the for treatment.

Source: Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan