The Scientist - "A Course in Self Sequencing"

 – October 11, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

MD, PhD, and genetic counseling students, as well as junior faculty and medical residents, at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City will all have a chance to sequence their own genomes as part of a new class being offered at the institution. "For precision medicine to become a routine in the medical clinic, we need to train the next great generation of physicians to harness sequencing-driven medical genetics,” said Mount Sinai School of Medicine Dean Dennis Charney, MD. "We believe that an approach tailored to each individual patient’s diagnosis and treatment, informed by genomic information, will provide dramatic improvements in the quality of care." Learn more