Our rundown of all things precision medicine that attendees can expect to find at this year’s annual conference, including an all-day precision medicine symposium, education sessions and expert speakers.
What does precision medicine mean for healthcare?
Highlights [View the story “Decoding cancer” on Storify] Background On 30 January 2015, United States President Barack Obama unveiled the Precision Medicine Initative, which aims to revo...
How to get the most out of precision medicine
Precision medicine uses genetic test results to inform decision-making on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. What lies ahead?
What precision medicine and Netflix have in common
While healthcare is not applying the same kind of data understanding that other service rely on, precision medicine will bring that to the fore, expert says.
Can precision medicine do for depression what it's done for cancer?
The idea of precision medicine for depression is quickly gaining ground — Stanford recently announced a new Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness. And depression is one of many diseases targeted by the NIH campaign launched this month to collect DNA and other data from 1 million Americans.
How new gene discoveries could guide precision medicine in multiple sclerosis
Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they’ve identified gene variants that play a role in multiple sclerosis-related vision loss—a discovery that could help guide precision medicine for treating the disease as well as the development of new therapies, they believe.
NIH: What is the difference between precision medicine and personalized medicine?
By GHR; NIH.gov There is a lot of overlap between the terms “precision medicine” and “personalized medicine.” According to the National Research Council, “personalized…
Why a group of health systems just agreed to share precision medicine data with each other
As precision medicine continues to evolve, collaboration between the health providers at its forefront will be crucial to success.