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Personalized medicine and technology convergence

It's been one year since the debut of MedTech Futures and it has been a pleasure and a privilege to have the opportunity to share ideas with through this forum. As this column enters its second year, I wanted to take an opportunity to briefly summarize some of the perspectives over the past year and also discuss a topic of great timeliness and importance - namely per......

Full article >>> wnews.asp?newsletterID=16348">Epogen and pre-dialysis patients, Vioxx, drug safety, the BIO2006 conference, among other articles.

For a medic......

Full article >>> y convergence is an exploding sector that's critical today and to the future as compared to about 18.5 percent who said that it was hype that doesn't mean much in today's society. Just over seven percent had never heard of it.

Because over 80 percent of you feel that medical technology convergence is a significant phenomenon or have never heard of it, that's certainly a compelling reason ......

Full article >>> of 2006. You may very well see personalized medicine being featured on presidential campaign ads. This bill provides for some very innovative measures, including:

Creating a Genomics and Personalized Medicine Interagency Working Group within the Department of Health & Human Services.

A number of measures to encourage genomics and biobanking research.

Enhancement of ......

Full article >>> erID=16348">wrote about which highlights how an indication extension gave another drug (in this case erythropoietin for pre-dialysis renal patients) safety issues.

Death of the blockbuster?

It would seem, then, that one of the predictions of personalized medicine is the death of the blockbuster model. Ironically, in an era of personalized medicine, one would think that......

Full article >>> n personalized medicine as being more than just pharmacogenomics. Advances in electronics miniaturization, materials science, and minimally invasive techniques have made implanted devices more and more of a reality for millions of patients.

The bionic human is also a trend - well documented by a book by Dr. Frank Johnson encountered significant problems incorporating electronics into traditional automotive technology.

Technology convergence, appealing as it sounds, is not easy.

So, ......

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