Whole genome sequencing reveals a person’s complete DNA. Photo: Shutterstock

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong to have their DNA sequenced in government-backed genome project

  • People with undiagnosed genetic disorders and cancers to be among first batch of cases
  • Researchers aim to build database that can boost diagnoses of rare illnesses and aid bespoke cancer treatments
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Whole genome sequencing reveals a person’s complete DNA. Photo: Shutterstock
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.