Tag Archives: Genomics

Is Genomic Medicine Clinically Useful Yet?

Brian Klepper Posted 7/16/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost The news of my wife Elaine’s primary peritoneal cancer 27 months ago began a fevered effort to learn all we could about her disease and our options. Peritoneal cancer, which is close … Continue reading

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Cancer Survivor on N-of-One’s Direct-to-Patient Ombudsman Model

Kevin Davies Posted 5/31/12 on Bio-IT World The long-term success of N-of-One, a Waltham Mass.-based company offering personalized cancer information, will undoubtedly be shaped by the vision of its newly appointed CEO, Christine Cournoyer, and strategic partnerships with companies like … Continue reading

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6 Big HealthTech Ideas That Will Change Medicine in 2012

Josh Constine Posted 1/1/12 on TechCrunch “In the future we might not prescribe drugs all the time, we might prescribe apps.” Singularity University‘s executive director of FutureMed Daniel Kraft M.D. sat down with me to discuss the biggest emerging trends … Continue reading

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Digitizing Human Beings

Eric Topol First posted on The Health Care Blog on 12/26/2011 Our day-to-day lives were reformatted when the consumer mobile wireless device era, beyond cell phones, was ushered in by iPods in 2001 and followed in short order by Blackberries, smartphones, e-readers, … Continue reading

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The Making of a Revolution (of Genomic Medicine)

Dov Michaeli Posted 12/7/11 on The Doctor Weighs In In response to a previous column (TDWI, Dec.2, 2011) The Era of Individualized Cancer Therapy has Arrived, I received an email from my friend Michael Millenson saying, in part: Like a true advocate, … Continue reading

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Barry Schuler: An Introduction to Genomics

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Genomics Testing On The Hot Seat

Merrill Goozner First posted 7/19/11 on Gooz News Scandals often clarify issues. A researcher at Duke Medical Center recently departed after his ballyhooed genomics tests for identifying lung and other cancers was unmasked as based on falsified data. The scheme … Continue reading

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A Rebuttal to PHR Luddites

Vince Kuraitis First published 4/23/11 on e-Care Management By now most people understand the promise of pharmaceuticals being customized to “YOU” based on your individual genetic code.  While this isn’t prevalent today, we understand that this will be possible in … Continue reading

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