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Precision oncology using next-generation sequencing (NGS) accelerates targeted therapy treatment selection and improves patient outcomes. NGS is involved throughout the development continuum for targeted treatments – from translational research to companion diagnostics testing. Here, we share stories of how NGS technology has enabled personalized oncology to improve patient outcomes.
The University of Pittsburgh recently partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to establish a new Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Center of Excellence in the School of Pharmacy that aims to discover and validate medication response predictors in patients, overcome implementation barriers, and demonstrate the value of genetic testing to guide medication prescribing in routine clinical practice.
We often hear about the impact that precision medicine will have on healthcare systems and how we personally manage our health. But what about those tasked with bringing precision medicine tests and treatments to the market? What are they doing, what challenges do they face, and how are they working with stakeholders within the wider healthcare ecosystem? Learn more about industry approaches in this report by Newsweek Vantage and sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Medidata and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Mainstream news headlines tout groundbreaking changes in how we treat cancer, but too few patients outside of the larger medical research centers have access to this level of care. How are leaders in the health care and life sciences industries working to cost-effectively deliver precision medicine to the masses within the next decade?
Successful integrated health systems see value in bringing precision medicine to their patient populations. Progress starts in the laboratory. Discover the latest pharmacogenetics facts and trends in this white paper written by Bruce Quinn, Bruce Quinn Associates LLC.
When his lymphoma grew faster than expected, Paul Chae was treated with CAR-T cell therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital. This therapy represents a significant step forward in the development of immunotherapies - therapies that use a patient's own immune system to combat their disease.
Learn how community hospitals are benefiting from in-house NGS in an article from Luca Quagliata, Ph.D., Thermo Fisher Global Head of Medical Affairs.