Medical Treatments Made Just for You

Video Genetic Networks 12.07.2017

Over 60% of people will have a genetic disorder in their lifetime. Understanding the relationship between your genetics and disease will produce more effective medicine. Charles Boone, Fritz Roth and Brendan Frey, all members of CIFAR’s Genetic Networks program, are working towards tailoring treatments to your specific genome. Learn more in this video produced in partnership with Research2Reality.

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