'Spin Any Story'

There are high expectations for genomic research, especially for enabling individualized medicine, writes Dan Koboldt at MassGenomics, noting that his hopes, too, are high.

"Even so, we should keep in mind that not everything is unicorns and rainbows when it comes to genomic research," Koboldt says. He then highlights a few observations he's made over the years that people should keep in mind.

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