genetics

Companion Diagnostics – Partnering for Personalized Medicine

Industry Insights from Paul Meade, M. Sc, MPH When the Human Genome Project was finally completed with the mapping of the genetic sequences of our DNA, there were many predictions about how the face of medicine would change forever. We would finally figure out how to cure diseases linked to genetic aberrations, find ways to …

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Ethics of Gene Therapy to Dominate Healthcare Landscape for Years to Come

Industry Insights from Paul Meade, M. Sc, MPH During my recent studies for an ethics certificate, I encountered several ethical issues that stimulated my thinking about the future of healthcare. I would like to address an ethical issue that I feel will dominate the healthcare landscape for the next several decades, in the area of …

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Post-Reform Jitters: Opportunities for Positive Change in the Healthcare Industry

Industry Insights from Paul Meade,  M. Sc, MPH With all the players in the healthcare field scrambling to understand just how the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is going to impact their livelihood, it is no wonder everyone has “Post-Reform Jitters.” A new report has just been published by PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute …

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The Thought Leaders Driving Thought Leader Select: A Blog Series—Dr. Maher Noureddine

Dr. Maher “Max” Noureddine joined Thought Leader Select as its chief scientific officer in 2007, after a two-year stint as a senior research fellow in molecular genetics at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health (NIEHS/NIH). Prior to his time at the NIEHS/NIH, Max conducted post-doctoral research in Parkinson’s disease at Duke …

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