Sequencing an individual's DNA seems destined to become an increasingly
prominent part of medical care. Once a genetic alteration has been identified
and characterized by researchers, testing for it is relatively simple, requiring
only white blood cells obtained via a routine blood draw. Because so many
diseases are influenced by heredity, investigators are likely to identify
numerous alterations associated with illness in the human genome. In the past,
genetic testing concerned the next generation: decisions about whether to
have a child (eg, Tay-Sachs disease, cystic fibrosis, and Down syndrome) and
screening of newborns (eg, phenylketonuria and sickle cell anemia).
Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.
Download citation file:
Web of Science® Times Cited: 35
Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.
More Listings atJAMACareerCenter.com >
Care at the Close of Life EDUCATION GUIDESOvercoming the False Dichotomy of Curative vs Palliative Care for Late-Stage HIV/AIDS
All results at
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password.
Enter your username and email address. We'll send instructions on how to reset your password to the email address we have on record.
Athens and Shibboleth are access management services that provide single sign-on to protected resources. They replace the multiple user names and passwords necessary to access subscription-based content with a single user name and password that can be entered once per session. It operates independently of a user's location or IP address. If your institution uses Athens or Shibboleth authentication, please contact your site administrator to receive your user name and password.