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Yambazi Banda
Dr. Yambazi Banda, Oxford University
Director of Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology @ Ambys Medicines

"The MASALA study, together with Spectrum, is working to ensure South Asians are equally represented in genomic studies."

Dr. Alka Kanaya
Dr. Alka Kanaya
Professor of Medicine, UCSF
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Spectrum Biobank is a 501.c(3) public charity focused on building a trusted bridge between underrepresented communities and precision medicine researchers.

Spectrum Biobank’s team of geneticists, doctors and industry experts is working to make genomic studies equitable to everyone.

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85.6%
European
9.8%
Asian
2.1%
African
American
1.5%
Other
0.7%
Hispanic
0.2%
African
Genetic patterns vary based on ancestry which makes medical breakthroughs inequitable to underrepresented populations that have not historically been included in genomic studies.

85% of DNA used for medical research is contributed by people of European ancestry