theragnostics

theragnostics

(ther″ăg-nos′tiks) [ therapy + diagnostics]
The use of molecular diagnostic techniques, e.g. the identification of the enzymes one person makes that another does not, to guide treatment decisions such as the choice of drugs that will be optimally metabolized by a particular patient.
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In the past few months several other key events have confirmed the trend of an increasing interest for the nuclear medicine market, such as Jubilant Pharma acquiring Triad Isotopes, Sofie Biosciences purchasing Zevacor Pharma, Theragnostics Ltd.
The application of mass-spectrometry-based protein biomarker discovery to theragnostics.
Jin, Magnetic nanoparticles for theragnostics, Adv Drug Deliv Rev, 61(6):467-77 (2009).
The effort to combine new biomarkers with complementary therapy has also led to the concept of theragnostics (a portmanteau of therapeutics and diagnostics).
2) The full-integration of several areas of diagnostics, namely radiology, pathology, laboratory testing, and theragnostics (a term denoting the fusion of therapeutics and diagnostics) (3) will require construction of new and complex frameworks, where the potential to develop bottlenecks and system failures might increase substantially.