Is DNA genetic testing worth it?

What can you learn from genetic testing?

By Jennifer Kherani, MD | April 25, 2017

In 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP) completed sequencing the human genome. Since then, this fascinating and rapidly-evolving field has ignited imaginations with the possibility of unlocking our personal blueprints, complete with individualized disease predictability and curative remedy. There is a wealth of information to be unraveled from our chromosomes; yet, as Albert Einstein once […]

Bringing back “le bon docteur”

By Julian Flannery | April 21, 2017

Quality interactions with a doctor: one of the most important aspects of one’s health is, unfortunately, one of the most elusive. In “The Endangered ‘Good Doctor,’” a Wall Street Journal article honoring Dr. Burton J. Lee III, a former patient remembers how Dr. Lee had the important quality of understanding the value of a personal relationship between […]

Dr. Jennifer Kherani featured by MM.LaFleur

By Dennis Purcell | April 17, 2017

Our Medical Director, Dr. Jennifer Kherani, was recently profiled by MM.LaFleur. MM.LaFleur is a luxury clothing and accessory brand for professional women that celebrates “the woman with #BetterThingsToDo.” In MM.LaFleur’s digital magazine, The-M-Dash, Dr. Kherani discusses her career in medicine and why she became so excited about Summus. Read Dr. Kherani’s full piece here.

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