Scientific American's Katharine Harmon looks into the challenges facing the consumer genetic testing industry, which include interpreting the data, an unclear regulatory situation, and a lack of customers. Harmon says that despite these drawbacks, that many in the industry are optimistic. "Once the numbers [of genomes] are high enough," says John Boyce, co-founder of Delphi Bio who is also involved with GnuBio, "we should have the power to see deeper into the genome and find the predictive biomarkers."
Problems, What Problems?
Jun 29, 2010