Personalized Medicine

Nancy Weil, Hurdles Remain Before Personalized Medicine Takes Hold, Bio-IT World, Dec 11 2003.

Discusses the recent symposium at MIT: The Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry.  "The challenges faced by the healthcare industry in translating human genome knowledge into clinical practice are steep, involving a cultural shift that will take decades to achieve, said speakers" at the symposium.  The articles goes on to outline several of these challenges, such as the integration of genetics into medical education and the management of huge amounts of medical information.


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