The wide gap between genetic research and clinical needs

Silversides, Ann
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p315
Academic Journal
The article reflects on the need for reinvestments in the field of genetic research in Canada. Scientific discoveries from these researches are increasing the demand for patient services. Shortage of trained health care professionals in genetics is expressed. Views of several people are stated including Gail Graham, the chairman of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Specialty Committee in Medical Genetics.


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