POSTS TAGGED AS personalized medicine

Personalized Pill Printing

December 23, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing of Theophylline Tablets
Theophylline is a drug commonly prescribed for COPD and asthma, and sometimes for infant apnea. It [MORE]

Perspective on Data-Driven Healthcare

December 9, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Data Driven Healthcare
Hippocrates would have understood the concept of “data-driven healthcare, but neither he nor most people before the last [MORE]

Big Leap into the Data Pool

October 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical Data Errors
With 100,000 health apps for smartphones and a potential market of close to half trillion dollars driving [MORE]

Complexity of Genomic Aging

September 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

“We observed that certain portions of our genome age 100 times faster than others,” and “Microsatellites, once considered ‘junk DNA,’ [MORE]

Mapping the Metabolome

July 15, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wellcome Trust’s Sanger Institute at Cambridge University, has released an open access map connecting 145 genetic regions (and their variations) [MORE]

Thoughts about Predictive Medicine

May 13, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

In this piece, four distinguished physicians discuss the pros and cons of predictive medicine in the areas of oncology, vascular [MORE]

Geisinger-Regeneron’s Big Data Project

March 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Genomics Research
There’s a gold rush among major healthcare providers to acquire tissue samples for biobanks which in turn support [MORE]

FDA Approves Illumina’s “Next Generation” Sequencer

February 11, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Last November, the US Food and Drug Administration gave approval for the first time that high throughput-DNA sequencing can [MORE]

Clinical Genomics Today

December 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

For more than 20 years, scientific genomics has promised clinical advantages, and now those promises are proving true with such [MORE]

Predictive Modeling of Drug Response

October 22, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using differential equations for statistical modeling, researchers at Penn State’s College of Medicine believe that careful algorithms can [MORE]

UPMC’s Big Data Mine

September 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Late last year, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center launched its $100m data warehouse project which aims to integrate [MORE]

“CUSTOM” Molecular Profiling for Clinical Cancer Drug Trials

August 27, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has conducted the first prospective clinical trial which used genetic analysis alone to [MORE]

Hand-Held Device for Extracting DNA

July 30, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hand-Held Device for Extracting DNA
Extracting DNA from a cell sample and prepping it for sequencing, by current methods, [MORE]

“Breathprints” in Personalized Medicine

June 4, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

It may come to be called “breathomics”—an individual’s stable and specific breathprint.  Swiss researchers, in mass spectroscopy analyses of [MORE]