Public health genomics: 15 years on

| January 7, 2013
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Genomic research was widely expected to transform medicine, ushering in a new era of personalized healthcare and disease prevention, but progress has been slower than expected. Fifteen years after the United States and the United Kingdom committed to public health genomics, a multidisciplinary field that deals with the effective and responsible translation of genome-based science to improve population health, the CDC takes stock.

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