Clinicians have known for centuries that there is substantial variability between patients in their response to medications—some individuals exhibit a miraculous recovery while others fail to respond at all. Still others experience dangerous side effects. The hunt for the factors responsible for this variation has been aided by the ability to sequence the human genome, ...
Mirror, mirror on the wall: which microbiomes will help heal them all?
By Renuka R. Nayak and Peter J. Turnbaugh
23 May 2016