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Aug 23, 2019

Huge US government study to offer genetic counselling

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But to generate the kind of long-term data set necessary for breakthroughs in precision medicine — which uses genomic, physiological and other data to tailor treatments to individuals — All of Us must retain these participants, ideally throughout their lives. That’s where genetic counselling comes in.


A firm hired by the National Institutes of Health will work with participants in a research programme that plans to sequence one million genomes.

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