NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Members of the health policy committee that focuses on genetics and personalized medicine for the Department of Health and Human Services met last night to identify a core set of issues in genetics policy, which they plan to submit to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius after a meeting this fall.

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