The Alliance for Genomic Discovery Announces Founding Biopharma Members: AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Merck

Illumina Inc., a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, in collaboration with Nashville Biosciences, LLC, a leading clinical and genomic data company, announced the five founding members of the Alliance for Genomic Discovery (AGD). The multiyear agreement aims to accelerate development of therapeutics through large-scale genomics and the establishment of a preeminent clinical genomic resource.