Professor Chris Ponting Discusses on DecodeME’s First Results

By David Tuller, DrPH

Professor Chris Ponting is a geneticist at the University of Edinburgh. He is also the principal investigator for DecodeME, a genome wide association study. The DecodeME team recently published findings from more than 17,000 questionnaires it had collected from patients. In our conversation, Professor Ponting discussed these results, why it is important to have patients involved in the research, and related issues.