Personalized Medicine Is Coming to Addiction Treatment
Using gene testing to find the right drug for the right person at the right time is medicine's cutting edge. Addiction researchers are identifying promising genetic targets for treatments for alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs.
Making It Personal: Geneticist Michael Snyder Puts a Face on Personalized Medicine
The single participant in a groundbreaking—and controversial—study is forcing clinicians to confront the thorny ethical issues surrounding the sequencing of individual genomes to offer a glimpse at what the future of medicine may look like.