Items Tagged ‘Department of Medical Genetics’

March 23, 2016

New Mayo Clinic Department of Clinical Genomics

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Genetics. Genomics. The terms sound alike, and they are often used interchangeably. Both play roles in health and disease. But there are some important distinctions between genetics and genomics. Genetics is the study of heredity, of how individual traits — such as red hair or cystic fibrosis — are transmitted from one generation to the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Department of Clinical Genomics, Department of Medical Genetics, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genetics, genomics

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