Welcome to the Lung Genomics Research Consortium (LGRC) website, a publicly funded genomics research project whose goal is to use genomic technologies to better understand the basis of lung disease and to set the stage for new ways of treating and managing disease.
As a project funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009, our secondary goals are to create jobs and help drive scientific innovation.
The LGRC public website, hereinafter (the “Website”) is designed to educate the general public about our project, providing background information about the diseases we are studying, our research team, and our progress in achieving our goals. It is not intended as a resource to assist healthcare professionals or others in providing diagnostic information or other information relevant to management of disease or in providing genetic counseling services. Individuals seeking such information are advised to speak with their healthcare provider.
The LGRC attempts to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the information provided on the Website, but the Website content and any Website-related services are provided “as is,” with no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. The Website may contain inaccuracies or errors, and it is possible that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made to the Website by third parties. As a user of the Website, you assume total responsibility and risk in the use of the Website and Website-related services.
The information in the Website does not cover all diseases or situations in which genomic data, genetic testing, or genetic counseling may be appropriate. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical disorder.
The LGRC, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, affiliates, and sponsors are neither responsible nor liable whatsoever, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages arising out of or relating in any way to the Website or Website-related services and/or content or information contained within the Website. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Website and/or Website-related services is to stop using the Website and/or those services.
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(June 21, 2010)
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