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Scientists Scour Genome for Clues About Disease

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Scientists Scour Genome for Clues About Disease

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Scientists Scour Genome for Clues About Disease

Scientists Scour Genome for Clues About Disease

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The reason some of us get diseases such as cancer or diabetes while others don't may lie in our DNA. Guests discuss the genetics of common diseases, including a new study that links variations in DNA to differences in how well different people fight HIV infection.

David Valle, director of McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine; professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and, Molecular Biology & Genetics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lawrence Brody, senior investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute

Aravinda Chakravarti, director of the Center for Complex Disease Genomics; professor of medicine, pediatrics, molecular biology and genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

David Goldstein, professor of molecular genetics & microbiology, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University

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