Video: Towards precision medicine in Denmark

In Denmark the citizens expect to get the best possible treatment from the national health care system. Therefore, a new National Genome Center has been launched. The centre will enable Denmark to develop more effective treatments targeted the individual patient by the use of knowledge and new technologies. With the facilities provided by the centre, Danish physicians can offer patients analyses of their genes and health history in combination with the newest research results. This is the vision of precision medicine.

In this video you can hear Ewan Birney, Director of EMBL-EBI (European Bioinformatics Institute), Ulla Wewer, Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Copenhagen and Peter Løngreen, director General, Danish National Genome Center explain what they believe the Danish National Genome Center will mean for important new advances in our understanding of health and disease.