The Human Genome Project (HGP) has created the field of genomics – understanding, and using, genetic information. The knowledge, resources and technologies arising from the HGP enables us to understand how our genes contribute to human health and disease. Genetics is playing an increasingly important role in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases.
So what type of person works in genetics in the pharmaceutical industry?
I was not aware of medical writing as a career until I saw a job advertisement – then I immediately knew it was something I would enjoy.