Geneticist develops tool to identify genes important in disease, tailoring individual treatment

| May 14, 2012
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Though the human genome has been sequenced, scientists are still trying to figure out how the accomplishment can help people, for example, how it can be used to treat disease. As University of Massachusetts Amherst geneticist Jacob Mayfield notes, “It was easy to think of the human genome as the big prize, but what we realize now is, it’s just a foot in the door.”

View the original article here: Geneticist Develops Tool to Identify Genes Important in Disease, Tailoring Individual Treatment – Science Daily

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