Direct-to-consumer genetic tests attempt to capture the zeitgeist of personalized medicine

In this Editorial, Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, discusses the challenges of interpreting commercial genetic test results to patients and reviews tools that are being developed by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to help clinicians manage patients based on their genomic information.The hype and untethered expectations around retail DNA tests — which until not too long ago were outside the price of anyone but cutting-edge researchers — are enjoying a meteoricRead More

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