Enabling responsible genomic data sharing for the benefit of human health

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is a policy-framing and technical standards-setting organization, seeking to enable responsible genomic data sharing within a human rights framework.


The latest from GA4GH

17 June 2022
GA4GH GDPR Brief: data protection implications of publishing metadata to enable discovery

The latest GDPR Brief, written by Adrian Thorogood, considers the data protection implications of publishing metadata to enable discovery.

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10 June 2022
GA4GH Data Access Committee Review Standards’ policy aims to standardise the data access process

A policy from the GA4GH Data Access Committee Review Standards (DACReS) group aims to harmonise the processes of data access committees, prevent inconsistencies in the review process and ensure proper access to genomic data.

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22 September 2022 | Barcelona, Spain
GA4GH 10th Plenary

The GA4GH 10th Plenary Meeting will be held from 22 to 23 September 2022 at the CosmoCaixa in Barcelona, Spain!

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Organizational members including:

Broad Institute
Wellcome Sanger Institute

How we work

GA4GH Work Streams develop standards and tools that are founded on the Framework for Responsible Sharing of Genomic and Health-Related Data. Their work is designed to enable international genomic data sharing based on the specific needs of clinical and research Driver Projects — real-world genomic data initiatives sourced from around the globe.