Tag Archive: personalized medicine

Sep 23 2015

New Research Consortium Aims to Identify Drugs for Pediatric Cancers

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and four other high-profile oncology research programs plus a coordinating center joined the new Pediatric Preclinical Testing Consortium (PPTC) launched by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to help researchers identify drug candidates for pediatric clinical trials.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-research-consortium-aims-to-identify-drugs-for-pediatric-cancers/

Apr 16 2013

Marketplace Report on DNA Sequencing Features CHOP Doc

A report on American Public Media’s Marketplace on DNA sequencing and its effect on (and creation of) personalized medicine — “the next big thing in health care” — featured input from CHOP’s Nancy B. Spinner, PhD.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/marketplace-report-on-dna-sequencing-features-chop-doc/

Feb 07 2013

The Cornerstone of Personalized Medicine

The idea of “personalized” medicine isn’t just about a one-on-one encounter with a doctor, the use of sophisticated mobile applications, or heightened access to healthcare providers, medical records, and services. Personalized medicine also extends into the depths of who each of us are at our essence — to our individual genetic makeup.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/the-cornerstone-of-personalized-medicine/