And Now, a Word from the FDA


Felix Frueh was hired by the FDA going on three years ago to serve as the associate director of genomics for the Office of Clinical Pharmacology, which itself is housed within the Office of Translational Sciences.

Frueh sat down with GT's Meredith Salisbury to talk about the growing relevance of genomics, proteomics, and more in the clinical realm. What follows is an excerpted transcript of the discussion.

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