It’s been a long time I haven’t written about the hypest field of medicine. So from now, I’ll get back to posting 2-4 times a week about individualized medicine. If you know nothing about it, check out my page dedicated to the subject.
- Let’s start with a perfect introduction to personalized medicine presented by John D. Halamka at Life as a Healthcare CIO.
- How Smartdust, Souveillance, Web 3.0, and Personalized Genetics Will Transform the Future of Medical Diagnostics (Docinthemachine)
Similarly, such technology will lead to individual genetic screening for disease risk using chipe that interact with the tiny bits f DNA we shed every time we touch something. Companies commercializing this approach also already exist and have products.
While reading these two blogposts, listen to the presentation of Kathy Giacomini (University of California): How Drugs May Be Tailored to Your Genetic Makeup
- UK controversy over 23AndMe (Genetic Future): The Human Genetics Commission (and the Gene Sherpa) have already condemned 23andMe as a dangerous waste of money and called for regulations to control their marketing.
- GEN2PHEN web based project to capture health & disease genetic knowledge (Genetics and Health)
- Don’t forget to check out the online tutorials and on-site training of OpenHelix. They focus on genetics and some tools devoted to genomics.