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17 December 2015
Genetic and genomic testing bring many benefits to patients, but there may be pitfalls for doctors, as Dr Kathryn Leask explains.
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Well written article by Dr Leask. Provides a whistle stop tour of the applications and challenge we will face as genomics information accrues. The 100,000K genome project is going to mainstream genomics into the NHS and each of the specialties will need to react and develop the competencies to be able to understand the clinical utility of the data being generated from next generation sequencing.
Dr Imran Rafi GP Principal (and HEE funded MSt student in Medical Genomics)
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