As Hal Dietz pointed out in [2] "Often we feel stranded on a desert island...we have no compass, no clear conviction about what direction to go in...genetics has received a lot of hype for its ability to get giant leaps in understanding without taking each small derivative step along the way....suddenly you are within a pathway that you would have never anticipated....initially things look appealing and then it takes hard work to get back to reach the shores..."

slide 1 of presentation [2]

There are two ways to get back to the shore from an island of knowledge:

Either you

__swim back alone__...
from [1]

...or ...

....you

__drain the ocean__
from [3]

[1] Hunting down my son's killer

[2] Video: Rational therapeutics for genetic conditions.

[3] What Island Is Next ?

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[3] What Island Is Next ?

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