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Jo Handelsman, Ph.D, Presents on the Precision Medicine Initiative

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Jo Handelsman, Ph.D, Presents on the Precision Medicine Initiative

On Friday, July 10th, 2015 Jo Handelsman, Ph.D., the Associate Director for Science at the White House, presented on the Precision Medicine Initiative at Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT. President Obama launched the initiative, explaining, “I’m launching a new precision medicine initiative to bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and…

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For $249, Shouldn’t We All Have the Cancer Gene Panel?

Color Genomics just announced that for a mere $249 they are offering genetic testing for a panel of genes that will include BRCA1, BRCA2 and 17 other genes associated with cancer risk. Considering that the lead competitor in this space offers their cancer gene panel for more than $4000, you can see why this announcement…

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