A Dribble of Data

Data from the Coriell Institute's Personalized Medicine Collaborative is starting to dribble out, writes John Fossella at Genes to Brains to Mental Health. So far, Fossella has seen results on five risk variants for five different diseases and says that they line up with the data he received from 23andMe, except for one variant that 23andMe doesn't test.

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