Twenty-five thousand individuals now have enrolled in the Mount Sinai Biobank Program of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, the organization announced on April 29.

The program launched in 2007 with a donation from The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies. Called BioMe, participants consent to DNA sequencing, contact from researchers and longitudinal studies from data in the hospital’s electronic health records. BioMe is a repository of DNA and plasma samples linked to clinical data in the EHR.

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