The Future of Genetics is already here

Curated

The Future of Genetics is already here

Rushika Bhatia
Curated
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The Future of Genetics is already here

Imagine paying 25,000$ for an ‘eight-hour, inside-and-out doctor’s appointment that includes whole-genome sequencing, high-tech scanning and early diagnostics’ to predict a persons risk for disease.

The panel discussion at Fortune’s Brainstorm Health Conference in San Diego discussed the promises and perils of ‘CRISPR’ – a new way to edit DNA.