Personalized medicine and the Human Genome Project

It’s nearly a decade since the completion of the Human Genome Project, (1) which aimed to sequence the complete human genome. The project promised potentially amazing advances for medicine. Professor Allan Bradley, the director of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, said to the BBC that “the eventual health benefits could be phenomenal.”(2) But how close actually are we to personalized medicine? When will we begin to see the benefits of the Human Genome Project?

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