February 15th, 2013

Medicine for the Rich Is About to Get Cheap Enough for Regular People

By Logan Lafferty

After years of exotic and very expensive machines sequencing DNA, the genomics industry finally looks poised for its cell phone moment…“Today, most companies have a specific niche. The full integrated package is being promised but is not really being offered,” says Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, the director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. With the help of medical institutions and a growing number of companies setting out to provide these services, he says, we’re getting closer to that promise actually being realized.

 

Wired by Daniela Hernandez

Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA sequence, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Genomics, genomics industry, Wired

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