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NPR series focuses on gene sequencing, Evans comments

by maryruth.helms — last modified Sep 19, 2012 09:33 AM
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in NPR's second story in its "$1,000 Genome" series, which aired today.
NPR series focuses on gene sequencing, Evans comments

Dr. James P. Evans talks about gene sequencing in an NPR story that aired today.

Titled "Scientists See Upside And Downside Of Sequencing Their Own Genes," the story talks about the pros and cons of gene sequencing. "Medical tests have the power to help," Evans notes. But they also "have the power to confuse."

Dr. Evans is a clinical professor in the UNC Department of Genetics and leader of the Clinical Cancer Genetics Program. He is also a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Listen to full storyExternal Site.

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