Next-Gen Tools Have Near-Term Applications in the Clinic, Companies Say | GenomeWeb

Next-generation sequencing and related tools are inching closer to the clinic. At the International Congress of Human Genetics meeting held last month in Montreal, Quebec, representatives from next-gen technology companies discussed near-term applications of their tools, including how they may be used in the clinic. "Right now, [sequencing] cost declined so fast in the last 12 months, it surprised us," said Martin Reese, co-founder and CEO of Omicia.

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