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Making Precision Medicine a Reality

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by in Chemistry

Precision medicine is no longer just a promising new development discussed only by medical professionals and industry insiders at conferences and in journals. In early 2015, former U.S. President Barack Obama announced the $215 million Precision Medicine Initiative (more…)

Targeting Rare Diseases

Posted on March 20th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

What is known as a “rare” disease might affect anywhere between a couple hundred to a couple hundred thousand people here in the U.S. And it’s estimated that as much as 10% of the nation’s population has one of the thousands of known rare diseases, most of which are genetic. (more…)

Making Medicine More Precise

Posted on March 13th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Precision medicine, which takes the individual into account like never before, has been a thrilling development in the field of medicinal research. It is an area that has shown particular promise in the treatment of cancer, (more…)

Personalized vs. Precision Medicine

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Last year was a year of impetus for precision medicine. Former President Obama’s budget for the 2016 fiscal year included $215 million for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), (more…)

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