TITLE

I'll Show You My Genome. Will You Show Me Yours?

AUTHOR(S)
Bailey, Ronald
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Reason;Jan2011, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on genetic testing and online gene analysis. It discusses the companies for gene screening, which includes deCODEme, Navigenics Inc., and Pathway Genomics Corp. It focuses on diagnosis of heredity diseases including pulmonary diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes through gene analysis.
ACCESSION #
56103171

 

Related Articles

  • Phenotypic Heterogeneity of Genomic Disorders and Rare Copy-Number Variants. Girirajan, Santhosh; Rosenfeld, Jill A.; Coe, Bradley P.; Parikh, Sumit; Friedman, Neil; Goldstein, Amy; Filipink, Robyn A.; McConnell, Juliann S.; Angle, Brad; Meschino, Wendy S.; Nezarati, Marjan M.; Asamoah, Alexander; Jackson, Kelly E.; Gowans, Gordon C.; Martin, Judith A.; Carmany, Erin P.; Stockton, David W.; Schnur, Rhonda E.; Penney, Lynette S.; Martin, Donna M. // New England Journal of Medicine;10/4/2012, Vol. 367 Issue 14, p1321 

    Background: Some copy-number variants are associated with genomic disorders with extreme phenotypic heterogeneity. The cause of this variation is unknown, which presents challenges in genetic diagnosis, counseling, and management. Methods: We analyzed the genomes of 2312 children known to carry...

  • Independent working group puts genetic tests under the microscope. Hutson, Stu // Nature Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p225 

    The article reports on the recommendation released by the independent group created by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to evaluate the validity of genetic testing in clinical practice. The group proposes that more research is necessary in order to know whether genetic...

  • MAIL-ORDER GENETIC SCREENING.  // Technology Review;Jul2008, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p28 

    The article evaluates the Health Compass genetic screening equipment from Navigenics.

  • High throughput screening of human subtelomeric DNA for copy number changes using multiplex amplifiable probe hybridisation (MAPH). Hollox, E.J.; Atia, T.; Cross, G.; Parkin, T.; Armour, J.A.L. // Journal of Medical Genetics;Nov2002, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p790 

    Studies the high-throughput screening process of human subtelomeric DNA for copy number changes using multiplex amplifiable probe hybridization. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on medical genetics.

  • Using genetic screening in your practice.  // Patient Care;11/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p55 

    Explains how physicians can effectively handle genetic testing and screening of their patients. Steps in evaluating the patient's genetic history; Explanation of the complicated concepts involved in genetic testing to the patient; Search for a genetic counselor or medical geneticist with whom...

  • Genetic testing and public policy. Holtzman, Neil A.; Shapiro, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/14/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7134, p852 

    Part IV. Discusses the status of genetic testing in the United States and Great Britain. Benefits of genetic testing; Limitations of genetic testing; Background information on groups formed to address genetic testing; Implications of genetic testing on health and life insurance coverage;...

  • Agreements/contracts.  // Medical Device Daily;11/13/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 220, p4 

    The article reports on the partnership between OptumHealth Allies and Pathways Genomics. Under the exclusive agreement, 15 million members of the former will be given 20 percent discount on the Health and Ancestry genetic test of the latter. OptumHealth provides savings of up to 50 percent on...

  • QUOTABLES.  // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2010, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p11 

    The article presents quotes from Maureen Storey of the American Beverage Association discussing the nutritional value of soda and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Deputy Director James Woods requesting information from the company Pathway Genomics about their genetics testing kit.

  • American Clinical Laboratory Association Welcomes Pathway Genomics as New Member.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;2/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs that Pathway Genomics Corp. has received membership in the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA), non profit organization. ACLA is involved in promoting public awareness about thevalue of laboratory services in preventing illness, diagnosing disease, and monitoring...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics