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Doc: Med students should study own DNA
San Diego Union-Tribune

Studying one’s own DNA should be part of medical school, according to one of San Diego’s most forward-looking physicians. In an editorial published last week in the journal Science Translational Medicine, Dr. Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, makes the case that medical schools would do well to have each of their students’ DNA sequenced. It would then be made available on an iPad so the students could study their own genome as a regular part of the curriculum.

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