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Let’s test genetics before prescribing drugs: Russ Altman at TEDxStanford
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Added Jun 26, 2013
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“We are now able to very cheaply measure people’s DNA.”

Why aren’t more doctors taking genetics into consideration when they prescribe medication? At TEDxStanford, Russ Altman explains how doctors can now screen DNA to determine a person’s response to a drug, and calls for a new set of guidelines that will allow practitioners to harness the power of pharmacogenetics.