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False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer …

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests are advertised and sold directly to the public and offer information that may include ancestry, risks of developing certain conditions, carrier status for autosomal recessive diseases, predicted drug response, and nondisease phenotypic traits such as eye color. Owing to a growing interest in human genetics and personalized health care, there has been an increased demand for this type of testing from the public. There is a growing market for DTC genetic testing, with numerous companies (e.g., Family Tree DNA, My Heritage, 23andMe, ancestry.com) currently offering products to the public. Continue reading

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Genetic Medicine | List of High Impact Articles | PPts …

Genetic medicine is the integration and application of genomic technologies allows biomedical researchers and clinicians to collect data from large study population and to understand disease and genetic bases of drug response. It includes genome structure, functional genomics, epigenomics, genome scale population genomics, systems analysis, pharmacogenomics and proteomics. The Division of Genetic Medicine provides an academic environment enabling researchers to explore new relationships between disease susceptibility and human genetics. Continue reading

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Genetic Medicine Isn’t Moving Faster Than the Speed of …

Faye Flam is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. She has written for the Economist, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Psychology Today, Science and other publications. Continue reading

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Genomics and Medicine | NHGRI

It has often been estimated that it takes, on average, 17years to translate a novel research finding into routine clinical practice. Continue reading

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Masters in Genetic Counseling – genetics.case.edu

Masters in Genetics Counseling The curriculum consists of 40 semester hours: 22 semester hours of didactic course work and 7 semester hours of research. Continue reading

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Precision Medicine Executive Summit: Cutting-edge Insights

Our 2018 conference featured keynote address by JeffreyR. Balser, M.D., Ph.D.,President and CEO, Vanderbilt University Medical Centerand Dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,one of the most progressive and innovative health systems in the country Continue reading

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