Fresh out of his post as director of NHGRI, Francis Collins will be spending the coming months working on a book on personalized medicine. "Arguably the nation's leading geneticist," says a Yahoo news article, Collins is penning "Body Language: How Personalized Medicine Will Change Your Life," slated to appear on shelves in Fall 2009.

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