Tagged: personalised medicine

Personalised medicine has obvious benefits but has anyone thought about the issues? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 17, 2016

By Nola Ries, University of Newcastle and Dianne Nicol, University of Tasmania US Vice President Joe Biden recently launched The Genomic Data Commons, an open-access database that contains genomic and clinical data of 12,000 patients. The aim is to allow researchers to better understand cancer’s development, which will help tailor treatments to individuals’ particular cancers. Read More

Sciblogs podcast: the future of personalised medicine - Guest Work

Guest Author Oct 18, 2013

Today the Sciblogs Podcast talks to Rick Leach. Rick started off as a microbiologist but has worked as a research scientist for the US Defense Department and for the National Cancer Institute before genomics peaked his interest. He is now the vice president of Complete Genomics, which specialises in accurate whole human genome sequencing and analysis. We hear from … Read More

George Church on genomics and personalised medicine - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 06, 2012

Weekend video - for general readers. This TEDxCambridge lecture by Professor George Church* offers an informal look at progress in genomics and personalised medicine. While very informal compared to some TED lectures, but it does give glimpses of where genomics and personalised medicine might be headed in a series of quick snapshots.** … Read More

Genetic tests and personalised medicine - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 20, 2009

How will genomes and direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests affect medicine? [caption id="attachment_619" align="aligncenter" width="576" caption="The Doctor, Luke Fildes (source: wikipedia)"][/caption] Recently I wrote about an up-coming roundtable meeting to be held in Wellington looking at aspects of genomics, medicine and law. Over the next few days I will direct a few posts at the subject … Read More