Overseas organizations and global consortiums GA4GH
As the large-scale genome analysis as well as information and communication technologies have advanced rapidly in recent years, the responsible and secure sharing of genomic and health-related data is pivotal in accelerating the medical research and development so as to realize the healthy society with longevity.
The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is an international organization aiming to advance medical care and medicine through sharing genome data among countries in consideration of international standard ethics. As of 2019, more than 500 organizations / 50 countries have joined the organization.
The GEM Japan (GEnome Medical alliance Japan), pursuing integration of the results of AMED projects to realize genomic medicine in Japan, has been designated as a GA4GH Driver Project.
About GEM Japan
Last updated 2019.7.16