Personalized Genetics: Back in Business

It’s been a long time I haven’t written about the hypest field of medicine. So from now, I’ll get back to posting 2-4 times a week about individualized medicine. If you know nothing about it, check out my page dedicated to the subject.

Similarly, such technology will lead to individual genetic screening for disease risk using chipe that interact with the tiny bits f DNA we shed every time we touch something. Companies commercializing this approach also already exist and have products.

While reading these two blogposts, listen to the presentation of Kathy Giacomini (University of California): How Drugs May Be Tailored to Your Genetic Makeup

  • UK controversy over 23AndMe (Genetic Future): The Human Genetics Commission (and the Gene Sherpa) have already condemned 23andMe as a dangerous waste of money and called for regulations to control their marketing.
  • Don’t forget to check out the online tutorials and on-site training of OpenHelix. They focus on genetics and some tools devoted to genomics.