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Rare Genes and Rare Diseases

The Illumina Genomics Podcast

Rare Genes and Rare Diseases

May 23, 2018 | Episode 20 | 18 mins

Up to 30 million Americans and 30 million Europeans are currently living with a rare disease. Most are caused by changes in genes but identifying these causative gene sequences can be extremely difficult. Dr. Charis Eng, Chair of Cancer Genomic Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, discusses the genomics of Cowden's Syndrome, cancer risk, and precision medicine.

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