Fifteen years after the first map of the human genome emerged through the Human Genome Project (HGP), the debate has persisted on whether genomics has moved beyond the hype of 15 years ago. Anu Acharya, CEO of personal genomics and diagnostics developer Mapmygenome, recently answered yes: “After the usual hype and hyperbole for a decade or so, genetics has become part of clinical practice worldwide and has the power to revolutionize healthcare,” she wrote June 15 in the Indian magazine Express Healthcare.
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The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, treatments and delivery of care in the future. READ THE REST HERE