The cost of full genome sequencing has dropped precipitously, bringing it into the price range for use in public health. Source: https://www.genome.gov/ Finally, doctors and geneticists may be able to hash out clinical risk profiles beyond high, medium, or low risk with the help of dense genotyping. With the cost […]

A Manhattan plot showing results of a typical genome wide association study. Source: “Four Novel Loci Influence the Microcirculation In Vivo.” Ikram MK et al, 2010, http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1001184 Biologists and medical doctors everywhere will be surprised to hear that a few canny geneticists have discovered a new disease risk etiology unlike […]