Personal genetic secrets made public by experts

11 October 2010

Dr Caroline Wright of the PHG Foundation, one of the Genomes Unzipped team, said that having her genome analysed had been “interesting, educational and worthwhile…But it hasn’t really been useful for my health”. She expects this experience to be quite common: “we shouldn’t expect to find hidden treasures in everyone’s genomes, nor skeletons in the cupboard” 

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