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The dawning of the age of genomic medicine, finally

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Craig Venter (R) speaks with Eric Topol, Scripps Health chief academic officer and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, during a symposium on "The Future of Genomic Medicine" at Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson

Craig Venter (R) speaks with Eric Topol, Scripps Health chief academic officer and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, during a symposium on "The Future of Genomic Medicine" at Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson
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Genetic researcher Craig Venter is pictured in his office in La Jolla, California March 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Genetic researcher Craig Venter is pictured in his office in La Jolla, California March 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Eric Topol, Scripps Health chief academic officer and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, poses for a portrait during a symposium on "The Future of Genomic Medicine" at Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson

Eric Topol, Scripps Health chief academic officer and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, poses for a portrait during a symposium on "The Future of Genomic Medicine" at Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson
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Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute Dr. Elizabeth McNally looks on as her colleague prepares DNA from human patients at the University of Chicago in Chicago March 4, 2014. Picture taken March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute Dr. Elizabeth McNally looks on as her colleague prepares DNA from human patients at the University of Chicago in Chicago March 4, 2014. Picture taken March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Dr. Elizabeth McNally (L) and genetic councilor Lisa Castillo are reflected in a computer monitor as they review genetic data from a family with Cardiomyopathy at the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Chicago in Chicago, March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Dr. Elizabeth McNally (L) and genetic councilor Lisa Castillo are reflected in a computer monitor as they review genetic data from a family with Cardiomyopathy at the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Chicago in Chicago, March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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