If I am not a patient with the diseases listed under the eligible criteria of HKGP but would like to share my data for research purposes, can I volunteer to join the Project?

No. Only individuals eligible under the following criteria would be referred by designated Partnering Centres to join the Project: Clinical data shows that the undiagnosed disease you have may be genetically linked; or Clinical data shows that you may have a hereditary cancer; or Clinical data shows that your case is related to “genomics and…

Do I have to pay to participate in HKGP?

No. Participation in the Project is free. Hong Kong Genome Institute (HKGI) will perform Whole Genome Sequencing for the participants, prepare results reports and provide genetic counselling services for all participants for free.