Genomic Dawn

Many people have observed over the last two or three years that the great era of genomic medicine has been awfully slow to arrive. Former President Clinton unveiled the first human genome more than a decade ago, as these critics have pointed out. Where are our personalized pills? For these pundits, it has been like waiting for the cable guy to show up.

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