Tag: pharmacogenomics

  • Genomic Testing and the Future of Medicine

    Genomic Testing and the Future of Medicine

    Introduction The genetic makeup determines an individual’s characteristics such as height, skin tone, and hair color, or phenotype. Scientists are beginning to assess the basis of various health conditions using genetic testing. Tools and techniques can scan for genetic predisposition of certain diseases, including cancer, neuromuscular, rheumatologic, and infectious conditions. Knowledge about a person’s genetic […]

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