What happens when babies are born critically ill and the doctors have no idea what is wrong? Some argue that a controversial tool called whole genome sequencing may help find the cause.
Genome sequencing is transforming the way we diagnose disease. But lack of diversity in genomic data means only some Canadians will benefit from this revolutionary technology.
The advent of genetic technologies has been reducing the time and cost attached to diagnosing rare genetic diseases.
It seems like a no brainer to edit out genetic disease...until we pause to consider what would be lost.