Precision medicine and you

Understand how genetics research impacts human medicine.

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    What is precision medicine?

    Precision medicine is a new and better approach to health care based on each person’s unique genetic makeup.

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    Genetics vs. genomics

    Genetics and genomics are different fields, but both are vital to advancing personalized medicine.

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    Along with its many benefits, genomic-based personalized medicine comes with legal and ethical considerations, including genetic discrimination and privacy of health information.

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    Research in action

    Learn how The Jackson Laboratory is pioneering precision medicine with new experimental approaches to understanding and modeling diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.

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    Why mouse genetics?

    Why is so much medical research done with mice? And what does it mean when scientists talk about a mouse model?

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    JAX Genomic Medicine

    The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic medicine is a new research center that discovers precise genomic solutions for disease.

JAX Partners join us in our quest to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.