As you can see, genetics is interesting the D3 team at the moment! Here is another article from Nature, this one on how the importance of ‘inert’ genes.
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As part of our process of following the drug, we interviewed people who research, prescribe, develop apps for and take warfarin. This is the first of a series of short films revealing how people construct knowledge about the medication. This first film features a genetics researcher, Dr Harsh Sheth, who works at Newcastle […]
…geneticists also pointed out that companies’ marketing materials make it seem as though the tests are infallible. As the testing firm Sequenom puts it in one advertisement: “Positive or negative results. Never maybe.”
[…] For Solomon, genetics is simply a new tool with a learning curve, the same as any other. “When the electrocardiogram was first developed, about a hundred […]
Eric Topol And Stephen R. Quake (2015) A Stethoscope for the Next 200 Years. The ability to see ‘alien’ DNA and RNA in the blood can detect cancers very early. The Wall Street Journal. Jan. 2, 2015 6:55 p.m. ET http://www.wsj.com/articles/eric-topol-and-stephen-r-quake-a-stethoscope-for-the-next-200-years-1420242913
“the amazing specificity of DNA and RNA sequencing has the potential to lead to much more informative, and better-performing […]
Nowak, F., J.-C. Soria and F. Calvo (2012). “Tumour molecular profiling for deciding therapy – the French initiative.” Nat Rev Clin Oncol 9(8): 479-486. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrclinonc.2012.42
From the abstract:
In France a national network of 28 regional molecular genetics centres. Selected molecular tests, free of charge, to all patients and “specific programme has also been implemented to anticipate the launch […]