What is genomics,
and why is it important ?
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Genomics: building new tools against disease
These are severe diseases.
Often debilitating or fatal.
Difficult to predict.
Often painful and very expensive to manage.
These diseases affect many millions of people every year.
Yet, doctors and patients, working together, do have tools that can aid in prevention.
The challenge is to get these tools to the
The better we do that ... the more patients we can save.
Genomics can help ...
Genomics: Beginning a new age in biomedicine
Genomics: building a new science.
Genomics: creating new tools to aid in disease prediction.
Genomics: finding new ways to:
... target prevention to the
... reduce disease rates
... and reduce medical costs.
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