Forbes - "Beyond the $1,000 Genome"

 – February 9, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

The cost of mapping an individual human genome may break the $1,000 barrier by the end of the year. This achievement, more than a decade in the making, will help to usher in a new era of personalized medicine – an era in which individuals’ genetic information will help guide diagnosis, treatment and prevention. A group of stakeholders are patiently waiting for the data to become widely available. This group includes industry thought leaders like Dr. Eric Schadt, Director of the Institute for Genomics and Multi-scale Biology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Learn more.