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Why predicting the phenotypic effect of mutations is hard


“…the lack of predictability in genomic medicine is rather sobering. For certain genes and diseases, we can or will be able to make accurate and clinically useful predictions; but for many, we can’t and won’t.”

Caroline Wright lays out six reasons for the difficulties in genomic prediction. They’re all pretty obvious to me but the last reason may be a bit of a surprise.

(Source: genericlatino)

12 months ago
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