Genomics - for accurate, timely and effective solutions in health care


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Monday August 22, 2016

Genomics - for accurate, timely and effective solutions in health care

Here's a short video to quickly understand the important role of genomics in the human health sector.


Each week, our team will present a video on the impact of genomics in key sectors of Québec's economy. Next week, don't miss the agrifood sector.



When it comes to human health, genomics can be a game-changer.


Using genomics to study the DNA of humans provides powerful information that can lead to improvements in diagnosis and treatment in everything from cancers, to inherited and infectious diseases.


For example, using genomic tools, researchers discovered that treatment with multiple drugs was the best strategy to fight the HIV/AIDS virus and to keep it from spreading. 

 


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