We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to sequence the first human […]
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Since its launch in 2005, National Geographic’s Genographic Project has used advanced DNA analysis and worked with indigenous communities to help answer fundamental questions about where humans originated and how we came to populate the Earth. Now, cutting-edge technology is enabling us to shine a powerful new light on our collective past. By participating in […]
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The purpose of Genomic medicine is to discover by looking at every single letters that compose our DNA, all the meaningfull informations that we treasure , dissecting their sneaking meanings.
Based on this premise, the Genomic Medicine wants to provide a more precise personal care that will have a transformative impact on personal health and wellbeing, health economy and national productivity.
It is an approach that emphasizes the ways in which our risk to develop diseases are unique and different, just like other characteristics. Those disease risks are based on the predispositions written into your genome at birth, that can be silenced or exacerbated by the lifestyle.