09 Jan How a growing trove of genetic data is informing medical breakthroughs
By Miles O’Brien, PBS NewsHour
Individualized medicine, in which treatments are customized based on a patient’s unique DNA, is a rising field. Along with an ever-expanding genetic database, it offers tantalizing promise for solving some of medicine’s most daunting challenges. But individualized medicine also carries with it questions and risks — both moral and medical.