Integrating Genomics into Clinical Practice. Janice S. Dorman, PhD University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing . Applications of Genomics to Clinical Practice. Prediction of a healthy person’s risk of disease Including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, etc
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Janice S. Dorman, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
School of Nursing
“Even when an individual’s genome can be displayed on a personal microchip, interpreting that information will depend in large part, on the biological and environmental contexts in which the genome is expressed, and the family milieu is as good a guide as any.”Pyeritz RE. JAMA 278:235. 1997
Why start with a family history?
Tools in the
Developed tool “My Family Health Portrait”
Software is called Family Healthware
Standard Public Health Prevention Recommendations
Personalized Prevention Recommendations
Personalized Prevention Recommendations and Referral for Genetic Evaluation
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