Trends, Therapies, and More | GenomeWeb

Medicine is becoming a bit more social, says The Open Mind's Alexander Heffner, as shared genetic data is increasingly informing healthcare.

Maria Freire, the president of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, tells him that there is a growing interface between biology and information technology. She adds that this move is enabling not only individuals to contribute to their own health, but also enabling researchers to spot trends.

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