New Genome Interpreter Aims to Address Privacy Concerns and Aid Clinicians

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Raw genomic data is too complex for most physicians to use in the clinic. THINKSTOCK

DNA sequencing is getting faster and cheaper, and clinicians are now finding uses for it in their practices. A test for malfunctioning genes might show how to treat a tumor or help diagnose the underlying cause of disease. However, raw sequencing data is too complex for most clinicians to directly analyze, and medical institutions are wary of transferring patient data to specialists located elsewhere.

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