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Entries for May 2012

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We had a producer from Singapore out to our home this weekend, along with a film crew from Los Angeles and one from San Diego.  We were interviewed, shot b-roll, and lots of family moments for a piece they are doing for Discovery channel in Asia.  Our family is excited about the way the story is going global and we know that the more media coverage that takes place, the more people we wi...

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Retta Beery posted on May 18, 2012
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Wednesday, May 9th Joe and I met with Dr. Francis Collins, the Director of the NIH, and his director of communications on Wednesday.  Dr. Collins has done so much in his life time and I have so much respect for him. He continues to advance medicine in a multitude of ways for our country.  His work with the Human Genome Project, the NHGRI, and now the NIH has moved our health care in A...

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Retta Beery posted on May 11, 2012
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Tuesday, May 8th - Congressional Briefing I flew out to DC last week to speak at a Congressional briefing, to share Noah and Alexis's story.  Quite honestly, I have never been very politically active, but this is an incredible reason to be.  It's our goal, our passion, our desire to make whole genome sequencing available to everyone for use in the clinical setting.  We truly be...

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Retta Beery posted on May 08, 2012