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Ten years after launch of Human Genome Project, the future is here

| January 29, 2013
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In April 2003, the International Human Genome Project was completed ahead of schedule and under budget. For the first time, anyone could freely read the fundamental instructions needed to make a human body. But the clinical benefits have come more slowly. Now, ten years later, that’s changing. 

Read the full paper: Implementing genomic medicine in the clinic: the future is here

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