While U.S. Leads In Genome Research, Competition Abounds06:45
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Research technicians prepare DNA samples to be sequenced in the production lab of the New York Genome Center on September 19, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Research technicians prepare DNA samples to be sequenced in the production lab of the New York Genome Center on September 19, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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Dr. Eric D. Green, Director of NHGRI. (Photo/Ernesto Del Aguila, III, NHGRI)
Dr. Eric D. Green, Director of NHGRI. (Photo/Ernesto Del Aguila, III, NHGRI)

Dr. Eric Green talks with Here and Now's Lisa Mullins about the strides the U.S. has made in fighting and preventing disease through genome research. But he says he's concerned that Washington may be sacrificing its leadership role by not investing enough money into future research.

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This segment aired on May 13, 2016.

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