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Stanford Hospital Taking Lead On New National Genome Project
ABC News

Stanford Hospital is taking a major step to bring the power of unlocking the human genome to patient care. It has launched a service that will scour patients’ DNA to help mysterious and complex conditions.

He may not smoke a pipe or wear a wool hat, but Euan Ashley, MBChB is about to become the Sherlock Holmes of medicine. He and his colleagues at Stanford Hospital are being tapped to investigate diseases so mysterious, doctors haven’t been able to diagnose them. Some are cases that have baffled the experts for years.