Genomics Panel

June 2006
PN;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p84
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The article informs that the Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., has formed a committee of internationally recognized scientists and veterans' advocates to advise the department on emerging issues in genomic medicine. Wayne W. Grody, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and pediatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles, will be the chairman of the committee. The committee will meet three times in a year. It will make policies to use genetic information for optimizing veterans' medical care. Development of tests and treatments for diseases particularly relevant to veterans will also be looked into.


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