Personalized Medicine (Biotechnology and Society)

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We'll discuss two main examples of personalized medicine: a longitudinal omics study of a single individual and tailoring treatment to the genetics of an individual patient or a patient's cancer.

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  1. Cohen, J. "Examining His Own Body, Stanford Geneticist Stops Diabetes in Its Tracks." Science Now March 16, 2012. Read Article [Marchant2011]
    News article about personalize omics study.
  2. Error fetching PMID 22424236: [Chen2012]
    Scientific article about an integrative personalized omics profile of a single individual over time.
  3. Error fetching PMID 22659199: [Salari2012]
    Article describing several personalized drug treatments.
  4. Error fetching PMID 20434765: [Ormond2010]
    Article discussing issues with using whole-genome data collected from patients.
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  1. 23andme Company Website. [23andme]
    $99 Personalized genotyping service.
  2. Personalis Company Website. [Personalis]
    Company for "genome guided medicine".
  3. Personal Genomes Project Organization Website. [PGP]
    Organization for public sharing of genome, trait, and disease data.
  4. Error fetching PMID 23329047: [Gymrek2013]
    Article describing the identification of anonymous patients from genetic data.
  5. Error fetching PMID 23636143: [Parsons2013]
    Article describing use of genetic information to tailor colon cancer therapy to an individual.
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