BSMS Teaching Building University of Sussex
Brighton, England BN1 9PX

Brighton and Sussex Medical School Inaugural Lecture

This lecture gives an overview of how advances in the Human Genome project have influenced clinical practice in Western societies, where future treatments could be tailored to the individual according to their personal DNA sequence. These advances, however, have not filtered through to those who stand to benefit most – those living in developing countries that bear the main burden of illness and death due to infectious disease. In this lecture, Professor Newport discusses this imbalance and argues that the existing gap in healthcare between the haves and have-nots will only widen unless we ensure that tomorrow's medicine and technology work for everyone.

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