Sequencing in the military healthcare setting comes with a unique set of considerations as it has the potential to return information that may impact a service member’s perceived mission-readiness, duty assignments, and career. Although scholars have commented on this issue, little is known about the perspectives of those serving in the military. The MilSeq Project … Continued
Dr. Robert C. Green speaks at the 2018 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) Precision Health Conference in San Diego, California about our efforts to gather empirical data on genome sequencing healthy individuals. Watch to learn more about G2P’s MilSeq, BabySeq, MedSeq, PeopleSeq, PGen and REVEAL projects. Click here for more on the conference.
Spring saw accomplishments by team members and new advances in direct-to-consumer testing. Dr. Kurt Christensen provides compelling detail about econogenomics cost and benefits to genetic sequencing, and Megan Maxwell discusses genetic counseling and the MilSeq project on a podcast.
Highlights include a CBS feature on the BabySeq Project, the announcement of the MilSeq collaboration with the U.S. Air Force, and more.
The US Air Force is studying the future of personalized medicine through MilSeq, a joint venture with several academic organizations, including Genomes2People.
Up to 75 active-duty U.S. Air Force service members will now have the first opportunity to incorporate whole exome sequencing (WES) into their routine clinical care through a new two-year research partnership between the Air Force Personalized Medicine Program, Air Force Medical Genetics Center and several academic institutions, including Brigham Women’s Hospital, Broad Institute, Harvard … Continued