Genetic testing improved student learning in personalized medicine class

Students who had their genome tested as part of a groundbreaking medical school course on personalized medicine improved their knowledge of the class materials by an average of 31 percent compared with those who didn’t undergo the testing, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

“These results indicate that learning principles of human genetics is more powerful, and learning is more sustained, when exploring your own data,” said Keyan Salari, MD, PhD, a former Stanford student who initially proposed the course

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