Bloomberg News reporter John Lauerman volunteered to have his DNA sequenced by Harvard researchers to demystify the process for the public. What he didn’t expect to uncover was that he possessed two gene variants--one linked to rare blood disorders and the other to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s.
Below: Bloomberg News reporter John Lauerman talks about the results of his genome sequencing. Lauerman discussed the report with a team from Harvard Medical School's Personal Genome Project, who will use the results in their efforts to better understand variations in the human genome and their implications for health and disease. (Source: Bloomberg)
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