The Boston Globe has a story on the value of genomic data in healthcare. All the new personal genomics companies tout that knowing your genes will lead to better health, but in the article David Altshuler and others say that it is a little too early. "The field is in such horrendous flux that you can't really say for sure that this gene variant is related to this disease and how much, and that will be a moving target for the next few years," says the CDC's Muin Khoury.
Too Soon to Tell
Apr 23, 2008