Division of Biobank GEM-Japan(GEnome Medicine Alliance Japan)

As the large-scale genome analysis and information and communication technologies have advanced rapidly in recent years, the sharing of genomic and health data with high security and public confidence is pivotal in accelerating the medical research and development so as to realize the healthy society with longevity.

The project, which is proceeded with Program for an Integrated Database of Clinical and Genomic Information, Platform Program for Promotion of Genome Medicine, BioBank Japan Project for Genomic and Clinical Research, Tohoku Medical Megabank Project, plans to share the allele frequencies as well as disease variations of Japanese population and to hold GEM Japan workshops in a challenge of localization of GA4GH tools into non-English speaking country.

Last updated 2019.3.29