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        The Human Face of Big Data | Personalized Medicine

        We’re moving into a person-centric world where people and medical providers have access to genetic data. When a person's genome is sequenced, the known differences can help doctors predict their risk for disease, whether or not they are a carrier of a disease, and what their ancestry is. That data can point more directly to which treatments will work based on their genetic profile. Ultimately, this data could help medicine to move away from a treatment-based approach to a preventative model.

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