CRG Board Member Patricia Williams-Who’s Getting Rich Off Your Genes?

by jeeg 15. April 2015 22:25
  For those unaware of how much biotechnology is changing the very nature of human identity, now is the time for a quick game of catch-up. A good place to start might be Bregtje van der Haak’s documentary film, DNA Dreams. It highlights the resources being expended, globally, to purs... [More]

Genes Tell Only Part of the Story

by jeeg 17. February 2015 22:24
  I had intended to discuss President Obama’s plans for personalized precision medicine with my patient Barbara last week, but she missed her appointment. Or, more accurately, she arrived two hours late, made the usual giant fuss at the reception desk and had to be rescheduled. I was ... [More]

U.S. proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

by jeeg 30. January 2015 21:54
  The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual's genetic make-up. At the heart of the "precision medicine" initiative, announc... [More]
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