PBS NewsHour

Researchers Aim Unlock Genetic Data Goldmine

Clip: 03/12/2013 | 9m 20s

Researchers in the San Francisco Bay area believe genetic tests will help them find the best ways to treat and potentially prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, breast and prostate cancers. Spencer Michels reports on a giant data bank that houses genetic information on 200,000 people as part of a groundbreaking study.

Aired: 03/12/13

Rating: NR

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