Facing you genetic destiny – Science Writer and Consultant: Sergio Pistoi.


Facing you genetic destiny

Scientific American.com

A two-parts story about the use of predictive genetic tests.

Part I : Marina, a young woman living near Varese, Italy, stood chatting with her neighbors one day two years ago when she suddenly dropped to the floor, clutching her chest…

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Part II: Finding treatments that match individual gene profiles is the next frontier in drug research and the objective of a new science called pharmacogenomics. Virtually every major pharmaceutical company is now investing millions in its pursuit.

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Both stories featured on: The DNA Files, Human Genome Project, Caltech and the anthology book: “Genome, a collection of the best essays and articles on unlocking the secrets of the human genome”, River Cove Press.


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