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ENTER THE GENOME:
"Custom Cures" (TV story)

February 10, 2001
New information out this week about the human genome will change the way doctors treat patients. As Jack Penland reports, researchers are predicting an era where the cure is as individual as the patient.

Interviewees:
Kay Davies,
University of Oxford, England

Dr. Michael Dexter,
Wellcome Trust, London

David Altshuler,
Whitehead Center for Genome Research

Francis Collins,
director of the National Human Genome Research Institute

Eric Lander,
director of the Whitehead Center for Genome Research

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