Donna Sweet, MACP.
Genomics, molecular biology and immunology are changing the way physicians think about the condition.
Molecular diagnostics tests could cost Americans $15 billion to $25 billion by the end of the next decade. Physicians believe the tests are warranted, although they're skeptical about costs and their ability to interpret them properly for patients.
New sights and sounds will greet visitors to the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center.
Despite the 90% heritability of autism, suggesting a very strong genetic component to its etiology, zeroing in on the genetic underpinnings of this disorder has been very challenging.
There is ongoing debate whether genomics will revolutionize medicine or if it's simply a pipe dream. ... Those in primary care who have questioned whether genomics is having much of an effect should take notice of this case.
Skin, teeth and guts. Microbes live on or in each, and a new interest exists in how to manipulate the human microbiome to benefit human health.
Recent high-profile articles in the lay press have criticized the lack of immediately tangible health benefits from genomics research investment. ... Recently the National Human Genome Research Institute hosted a planning conference to mull over future
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.
How to handle inadvertent findings is a major subject of discussion in the genomics community.