December 2019

table of contents

Editors Notes

Introduction

Field Notes

A Case Study of Europe and Beyond
Fighting for Their Lives – The Battle of the BPAN Warriors
BPAN Warriors: A Rare Disease Community’s Search for Connection, Collaboration and a Cure

Cognoscienti

Special Report: The Evolution of Biomarker Use in Clinical Trials for Cancer Treatments
Maximize healthcare performance by reducing unwarranted variations
Proteins: Life’s Simple Measures
Potential Impact of the VALID Act on IVD Manufacturers
Informatics Initiatives Exceed Value Expectations
The Future of Diagnostics in Precision Medicine

Precision Tools

How Data and Informatics Intersect to Enable Precision Medicine to Reach its Full Potential
When we talk about value-based agreements, why don’t we talk about diagnostics?
How Might Gene Editing be Used to Cure Disease?
Quantification for precision medicine: A cure thing