Genetics & Genomics

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How genomic medicine is transforming healthcare

Imagine a world where your unique genetic makeup can be used to tailor your medical care, and where illnesses and disease are treated with pinpoint accuracy.


A passion for solving medical mysteries

Dr. Xiaoyang Liu vividly remembers the moment when her oncology research data – meticulously collected and recorded – suddenly took on another form: the face of a small child confronting a life-threatening brain tumor.


Taking stock of the implications of genomic advances

Advances in genomic research offer the promise of medical breakthroughs, also the potential for abuses. McGill’s Centre of Genomics and Policy explores the legal, social, and ethical implications of these advances.

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