Personalized genomic medicine faces many hurdles

| July 13, 2012
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When the human genome project was completed in 2003, some expected it to herald a new age of personalized genomic medicine, but the resulting single “reference” sequence has significant shortcomings for these applications and does not account for the actual variability in the human population, as reported in a study published July 11 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.

View the original article here: Personalized genomic medicine faces many hurdles – medicalxpress.com

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