Genome-wide association studies have identified at least 22 new genetic markers for CHD risk. The current debate around the value of CRP for CHD risk assessment could be considered a warm-up for things to come.
As an observer might surmise, these landmark events were not independent, and only time will tell which will have a more lasting effect on the future of genomics in health care ... The NHGRI, NIH and Dr. Collins are each embarking on the next stages of
Though patent law is not always a topic that instills much passion, media outlets have recently covered a court ruling on DNA patenting that has the genomics world in a twist.
Perhaps the most remarkable discussions involved the intersection of the patient-centered medical home and genomics. ... The group came to consensus that a successful medical home incorporating genomics requires a team-based approach.
Electronic medical records are slowly pushing out the family history, eliminating valuable diagnostic information. But a free tool offers an easy way to restore important details to a clinician's files.
Paradoxically, that lack of evidence leaves open the potential for the misuse of direct-to-consumer genomics tests for fun, or for their premature adoption by clinicians. ... An attempt to develop a more coordinated national approach to translational
Articles in several major journals (Nature, Science, etc.) have noted that genomics research has entered an era of data measured in petabytes. ... Now, are you ready to include genomics test results in your electronic health record?
Q: What are some areas of genomics that practicing physicians should watch over the next few years? ... More effective genetics and genomics education of health care providers will be an extremely important component.
Our understanding of Alzheimer's disease is rapidly expanding, fueled by advances derived from genomics and other disciplines of biomedical inquiry.
pairs to bedside,” provides a glimpse into the next decade of genomics research. ... 3. comprehensively characterizing cancer genomes,. 4. developing practical systems for clinical genomics informatics, and.