Rare Disease Report

The Genomic Revolution

APRIL 02, 2017
Doron Behar, MD

Doron Behar, MD, chief scientific officer at Gene By Gene talks about the genomic revolution.

As Dr Behar states in this inteview, "We are living through a revolution. We are in the genomic medicine era. We know that we are going to have more and more data from the genome being used in different crossroads of our life to help us make informed medical decisions."
Dr Behar added, that one if the frist infrormed decisions a person can make involved carrier testing or preconception testing. "Preconception testing is the essence of preventive medicine. They reduce the risk for a rare Mendelian disorder.  We cannot promise that we are going to cancel it but we can reduce it significantly," said Dr Behar.

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