The announcement follows the acquisition of Genomics Medicine Ireland by Chinese genomics specialists WuXi Nextcode for an undisclosed sum. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland will be the centre of one of the world’s most ambitious genome research programmes following the announcement of a $400 million investment. (...)

“By building on our current strengths . . . Northern Ireland has the opportunity to improve the health of its citizens whilst providing strong economic growth for the future”

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