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Stories by Sergio Pistoi13 articles archived since 1845

Facing Your Genetic Destiny, Part II

Finding treatments that match individual gene profiles is the next frontier in drug research and the objective of a new science called pharmacogenomics. Virtually every major pharmaceutical company is now investing millions in its pursuit

February 25, 2002 — Sergio Pistoi
Facing Your Genetic Destiny

Facing Your Genetic Destiny

The use of predictive genetic tests is still limited to a handful of relatively rare and highly hereditary diseases, but that's about to change

February 18, 2002 — Sergio Pistoi

Breast Cancer: Knocking Out a Killer

Test-tube studies have uncovered key facts about the breast cancer gene BRCA1, but new animal models of the disease promise to reveal much more

June 11, 2001 — Sergio Pistoi