January 10, 2020

How a growing trove of genetic data is informing medical breakthroughs

By Karl Oestreich

PBS Newshour
by Miles O’Brien

Individualized medicine, in which treatments are customized based on a patient’s unique DNA, is a rising field. Along with an ever-expanding genetic database, it offers tantalizing promise for solving some of medicine's most daunting challenges. But individualized medicine also carries with it questions and risks -- both moral and medical. Dr. Keith Stewart, Mayo Clinic, is interviewed.

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Context: Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B. is the Carlson and Nelson Endowed director of the  Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine.

Contact: Colette Gallagher

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