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Genome Engineering Via CRISPR-Cas Systems: Inserting the “Precision” in Precision Medicine

Genomes encode the instructions for life forms. The ability to change this code in living cells can enable manipulation of organismal function and development....

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Economics for Diagnostics- Why Paying for Value is Necessary to Drive Market Success and Uptake.

Historically, diagnostic testing in healthcare has been bucketed as a commodity- cheap, frequent, and easy. This concept was born from run-of-the-mill testing: metabolic panels,...

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Clinical Trial Technologies for Precision Medicine: The Current State of the Art

Precision medicine is positioned to revolutionize the healthcare landscape, and the utilization of advanced clinical development technologies is key to supporting precision medicine trials....

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Digital Health: Its Impact on the Genomics Industry

Electronic health records are “digital” and their use is widespread today. But, relative to the care patients received ten years ago, has healthcare for...

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Precision Pathology

He entered the stage with a shirt reading “Sequence Me”. The other panelists were dressed in business attire, as was the moderator. This was...

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Precision Medicine: Advancing Patient Care through Genomic Data

A fundamental shift in medical education is needed in order for doctors and patients to benefit most from advances in precision medicine and information...

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Do Algorithms Dream of Genomics Sheep?

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning – What’s the Difference? Genomics has been the catalyst in the information revolution that is sweeping across healthcare and...

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Understanding and Managing Stress: Perspectives from in vivo Quantum Biology

Stress is a type of reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical and mental equilibrium. Chronic stress is an escalating health problem that...

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Cancer Metastatic Processes Contextualized by Networks: Role of Entropy, Symmetry and Controllability

Networks are pervasive in biomedicine, especially in the realm of experimental studies and computational applications. Their relevance reflects the ability to model systemic complexity....

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Is FDA Regulatory Flexibility an Oxymoron?

The title of this column poses a critical question that goes to the heart of Precision Medicine’s prospects to effectively meet its promise to...

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PMLS 2017 – Conference Highlights

In reviewing the agenda for this year’s conference, one would imagine another event organized to discuss what we have been talking about for few...