Genomics & Human Health

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.


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A "Family Curse"

See how genomics has saved hundreds of lives in Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit Site

A Video = 1000 Words

Genomics is revolutionizing health care. See how it’s leading to more precise cancer treatments, & faster diagnoses for rare dise…

Genomics & Health 101

The basics of genomics and health – no science degree required. Download Here

Orphan Diseases

Rare diseases can create havoc for thousands of Canadians. Genomics is delivering answers. Visit Site

Tests offer hope in lu…

Locally, lung cancer can be targeted with treatments based on its genetic origin. Visit Site

Autism Discoveries

A recent research initiative is using genomics to help pinpoint the causes of autism, with the hopes of improving diagnosis and management p…