Your Genome, Future of Medicine
New Documentary Now Available On YouTube
June 21, 2010
A new documentary about the exciting era of personalized medicine and health care is now available on YouTube.
Your Genome and the Future of Medicine, developed by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, initially aired on local stations in Lexington, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn.
The 30-minute documentary, available for viewing in four segments, features interviews with several members of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center team:
- Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., VICC Director
- William Pao, M.D., Director of VICC’s Personalized Cancer Medicine Inititiave
- Jeffrey Sosman, M.D., who leads VICC’s Melanoma Team
- Steve Fesik, Ph.D., Director of Cancer Drug Discover for VICC and VUMC
The potential for personalized medicine for diseases and conditions other than cancer is also highlighted, including child health, autism, depression and other mental illness, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.