Understand how genetics research impacts human medicine.
Personalized medicine is a new and better approach to health care based on each person’s unique genetic makeup.
Genetics and genomics are different fields, but both are vital to advancing personalized medicine.
Along with its many benefits, genomic-based personalized medicine comes with legal and ethical considerations, including genetic discrimination and privacy of health information.
JAX is pioneering precision medicine with new experimental approaches to understanding and modeling diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic medicine is a new research center that discovers precise genomic solutions for disease.