Beyond the GenomeBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7330.177a (Published 19 January 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:177
- Jon Emery, clinical lecturer
- General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge
BBC Radio 4, Wednesdays at 9 pm, 2 to 23 January 2002
The post-genomic era promises to offer new insights into the nature of disease, its prevention, and treatment. But now that we have a draft code of the human genome, what does this knowledge mean and how might it be applied? In these four programmes (the first two of which were available for preview), Steve Jones—who has done much to make genetics more accessible to the public through his writing—provides some answers.
The first programme starts with the age-old debate of nature versus nurture. It uses two cross-cutting themes to …