June 23, 2016

Gene-Driven Plan for Health

"Genomics has reached a point," Colby tells the Tribune, "where we can use a patient's genetic information to personalize health care and lifestyle. We now have the ability to outsmart our genes to protect our health and longevity."

A hedge fund manager and his wife are using their sequenced genomes to guide their efforts to stay in good health, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Leo, the hedge fund manager who is only identified by his first name, had been watching the genomic space for some time and as sequencing fell into the $1,000 range, he got in touch with WorldClinic's Dan Carlin, the Tribune says. Carlin recommended that Leo and his wife use Genomics Personalized Health's service, which sequences DNA obtained from customers' saliva samples. Once the couple got their results, Carlin sent them to Brandon Colby, a physician and geneticist — and author — to have their results interpreted.

 

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