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Genome sequencing: bringing people and their disease risks together

Erinn Hutkin | 
Last year, actress and activist Angelina Jolie made headlines when she wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times ...

Med students should study own DNA

Paul Sisson | 
Studying one’s own DNA should be part of medical school, according to one of San Diego’s most forward-looking physicians. In ...

Stem cell tech may help mitochondrial disease

Bradley Fikes | 
The following is an excerpt of a longer story. Last week's big news about production of genetically matched human embryonic stem ...
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The future of gene patenting

Bradley Fikes | 
Are human genes patentable? The question is becoming less relevant as biotech patents move more toward completely synthetic genes and ...

It’s showtime for stem cells in San Diego

Bradley Fikes | 
San Diego research centers banded together to bring in stem cell grants, getting more than $261 million. Local leaders calculated ...
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