Research consortia can help to repair deficiencies in knowledge about the influence of inherited genetic diversity on disease. The New York Genome Center (NYGC) recently established Polyethnic-1000 (P-1000), a multi-institutional collaboration to study hereditary factors affecting several types of cancer. Here, we describe its rationale, organization, development, current activities, and prospects.
Trends Cancer. 2021 Dec 9;S2405-8033(21)00231-4. doi: 10.1016/j.trecan.2021.11.005.