Time to Get on the Personalized Medicine Bandwagon—Or Is It?

Monday, January 28, 2013
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Personalized medicine seems all the buzz these days. People talk about things like whole-genome analysis to determine individual propensity towards specific disease states, or the development of drugs tailored to be maximally effective, and minimally side-effective, for certain narrowly defined patient sub-populations. Major scientific advances along these and other lines are all but certain over the next several years. (As always, their translation into clinical practice is likely to take a bit longer.) There is one area in particular, however, where an initial breakthrough has alread ..

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