Genomic Medicine Kicks Off


Paul Billings has been named acting director and chief science officer of El Camino Hospital's new Genomic Medicine Institute, located in Mountain View, Calif. GT's Jeanene Swanson caught up with Billings to find out how he'll help launch the institute, which is supported by educational and Web-based tools from DNA Direct.

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y: What clinical tests and therapies will GMI offer to patients? How does DNA Direct fit in?

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