Q/A: HHS Secretary: Genomics is Preventive Medicine | GenomeWeb

Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson waded into genomics back when he was governor of Wisconsin and his state became the first to pass a law preventing discrimination based on genetic testing. He’s now working with President Bush on similar national legislation. He also launched a $317 million biotechnology initiative in Wisconsin, which included building a genomics center. Thompson recently agreed to an interview with GT’s Meredith Salisbury.

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