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23rd of October 2018


Precision Medicine Comes of Age

Precision Medicine Comes of Age

Special Report

Special Report

After years of research, therapies tailored to the genomes of individual patients are reaching maturity

Precision Medicine's Promise and Progress

Medical & Biotech

As gene-based therapies move from lab to clinic, how can business and government bridge the gap between availability and access?

STAFF 17 hours ago — Mariette DiChristinaA Very Personal Problem


Now personalized genetic medicine offers tests to avoid dangerous drug reactions—yet doctors are reluctant to use them

May 17, 2016 — Dina Fine MaronCan the U.S. Get 1 Million People to Volunteer Their Genomes?

Policy & Ethics

A massive biobank effort, first planned under the Obama administration, launches this week

May 1, 2018 — Dina Fine Maron

Doctors shift toward personalized goals for glucose, cholesterol, and more

November 1, 2017 — Claudia Wallis

The dream of personalized cancer vaccines is not just feasible, but achievable

November 30, 2016 — Lélia Delamarre

Modern technology could do a better job of picking up health problems before they get out of hand

October 28, 2016 — Alex Berezow and Eric Tan

Early attempts to tailor disease treatment to individuals based on their DNA have met with equivocal success, raising concerns about a push to scale up such efforts

April 1, 2016 — Jeneen Interlandi

Genetic testing can be used to personalize prescriptions and dosages.

May 17, 2016 — Lydia Chain and Dina Fine Maron

The VA's four-year-old initiative includes thousands of DNA sequences along with a dose of privacy know-how

July 23, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron

White House’s move to develop customized care prompts worries about data security and informed consent

February 3, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron

Finding individual differences in tumors is key to treating the right patient with the right medicine at the right time, researchers say

April 26, 2010 — Katie Moisse

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