personalized medicine

A Cancer Fighter Gets Personal

December 05, 2011
It’s hard to picture a more “personalized” approach to medicine than Dr. Ronald Levy’s. Levy, chief of the oncology division at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, has spent his career...
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Listening to Leroy Hood

November 28, 2011
When Dr. Leroy Hood talks there’s a reason a lot of people in the fields of medicine, biology and genetics listen. Beyond his pioneering work in developing automated gene sequencing,...
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Win Free Admission to the 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference

November 17, 2011
Interested in attending the 2012 Personalized Medicine World Conference? You could win free admission by entering 23andMe's PMWC Essay Contest.
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The Power of Predictive Care

November 09, 2011
The promise of personalized medicine is that what makes you, you, can also be used to tailor the health care plan that is most effective for you. This is already happening, in part, because of the work of people like Dr. Ralph Snyderman, who is speaking in January at the Personalized Medicine World Conference. We spoke to Dr. Snyderman about the promise of personalized medicine in an exclusive interview with The Spittoon.
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A Prescription for Personalizing Medicine

October 26, 2011
While a lot of the discussion about personalized medicine is focused on the future, some of the most promising possibilities for individualized care could be implemented right now, said Felix Frueh, of Medco Health Solutions. Frueh shares his perspective with The Spittoon in advance of the 4th annual Personalized Medicine World Conference.
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PMWC 2011 Delivers an Inspiring Program on Personalized Medicine

January 21, 2011
More than 800 people packed the auditorium in Silicon Valley’s Computer History Museum for two days this week listening to the impassioned words of the greatest thinkers, movers, and shakers...
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Letter from Committee on Energy and Commerce

May 19, 2010
Today 23andMe received a letter from the  Committee on Energy and Commerce of the  United States House of Representatives  asking that along with Navigenics and Pathway Genomics, we provide information...
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Very Personalized Medicine: Sequencing of Second Cancer Patient Reveals Potentially Significant Mutations

August 25, 2009
A new genetic screening process has helped researchers understand the genetic causes of cancer, such as how mutations accumulated in a person’s life can cause leukemia. The study shows that...
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Curriculum Reform Needed For An Informed Public When It Comes To Genetics, Expert Says

June 25, 2009
It’s not enough to teach genetics, says Michael Dougherty, director of education for the American Society for Human Genetics.   It has to be taught in the right way. “Current...
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Very Personalized Medicine: Genetically Customized Bone Marrow Transplant May Have Eradicated Patient’s HIV

November 15, 2008
In a way, organ transplantation is the one branch of medicine that has already been personalized, because doctors must carefully match the immune systems of donor and recipient to prevent...
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