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Saving lives and improving health care through precision health

With an aging population and increasing chronic disease rates, the imperative to bring innovations to the health-care system is acute. Genomics is driving a paradigm shift from a disease-oriented health-care system to one that is more precise, personalized, predictive, preventative and cost effective. Canadian genomics research has already led to saving lives and improving health outcomes and disease management for patients touched by cancer, heart disease, autism, epilepsy, rare diseases and other debilitating diseases.