Ken Offit

Apr. 04, 2008

Genetic Testing

Genetic tests pointing the way to personalized medical care are one of the most prominent results of genetic sequencing research. But what protections are in place to make sure that those tests are safe and dependable?

genetics, gemone, health, medicine,

Mar. 07, 2008

Genetic Marker for Breast Cancer

Researchers have discovered a genetic marker that, if present, indicates a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer. We'll talk about the research and what it means for women.

cancer, genetics, genome, risk, genetic markers

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