At Scripps Meeting, Speakers See Optimistic Future for Genomic Medicine Despite Challenges Ahead | GenomeWeb

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic information is already having an impact on medical practice, and advances in technologies such as next-generation sequencing will only accelerate the advance of genomic medicine, according to speakers at a conference here this week.

However, speakers at the Future of Genomic Medicine conference, co-organized by the Scripps Translational Science Institute and the J. Craig Venter Institute, tempered this enthusiasm by highlighting a number of obstacles standing in the way of making whole-genome studies a standard part of medical care.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Theresa May tries to reassure researchers about the UK's commitment to science, New Scientist reports.

In Science this week: new single-cell RNA sequencing technique to study proliferating cells, and more.

South African researchers uncover bone cancer in an ancient hominin ancestor.

English bulldogs suffer from low genetic diversity and might have to be outbred to improve their health, according to a new study.