The Northern Genetics Knowledge Park
, based at Newcastle's Centre for Life, is to bid for a share of the pounds 50m announced yesterday by ministers for research into genetic therapies - which treat conditions by replacing "faulty genes."
Developments such as the Wales Gene Park, a multi-million-pound virtual genetics knowledge park
, have been made possible through the two institutes' partnership.
A pounds 10million Genetics Knowledge Challenge Fund will be used to create four genetics knowledge parks
with medical and scientific expertise.
A pounds 10 million Genetics Knowledge Challenge Fund to establish four 'genetics knowledge parks
' with medical and scientific expertise will also be set up.