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Tedx Talk: Dr. William Gahl

Dr. William Gahl who was called a “super–diagnostician” by the University of Wisconsin School of medicine, leads the Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) at the NIH and essentially sees patients who lack a diagnosis after years of visits to other doctors. 170 more words

Chronic Illness

An outsider’s perspective on a medical data sharing conference

As a recent hire of Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, I was allowed a unique opportunity to watch high-level science policy discussion take place before I had much background knowledge on the issues. 373 more words

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Smelly Genetics

Sniffing “Snips”

Single nucleotide polymorphisms, a long name which even scientists find difficult to pronounce! What are they? Dr. Francis Collins, from the National Human Genome Research Institute… 1,235 more words