One of the most significant medical developments in the past five years has been the completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP). The first draft of the human DNA sequence is now available. The discovery of new genes for a range of human genetic disorders, as well as genes for normal traits, will have far-reaching effects on diagnosis, treatment and prevention.1
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Ronald J A Trent
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Ronald J A Trent, PhD, FRACP, FRCPA, Professor of Molecular Genetics
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