stratified medicine

stratified medicine

A term of art referring to the tiering of patients based on their genetic profile into levels of risk of suffering a particular disease.
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As opposed to cytostatic drugs, which kill both abnormal and healthy cells with a high division speed and can stop hair growth or lead to hair loss, stratified medicine follows a different approach by addressing patient groups with the same genetic preconditions.
The partnership between AstraZeneca and the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre, which represents NHSScotland, Scottish Universities and industry partners, will offer unique opportunities to researchers using patients genetic information to develop innovative new treatments and target the right patients to the right medicines.
The conference is supported by British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA), MEDEC, The Swiss Biotech Association (SBA), European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), BioPartner, OBN and UK Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network.
It's lamentable that routine molecular diagnostic testing still hasn't been established, more than two years after Cancer Research UK showed how it can be done with our Stratified Medicine Programme.
individualized medicine, personalized medicine, precision medicine, stratified medicine, paradigm shifts
I prefer the term stratified medicine because what we are really hoping to do, by combining a drug with a diagnostic, is to simply increase the likelihood that the patient will respond favorably to administered therapeutics on the basis of the molecular details of their disease.
The Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMSIC) are at the forefront of developing personalised medicine.
Handbook of Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Medicine
Aridhia's focus is providing biomedical informatics and analytics services to support the understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of chronic diseases now, and developing a variation of these services to inform the delivery of stratified medicine in the future.
The company's hereditary cancers tests include breast cancer, colon cancer and various haemato-oncology disorders, common and rare inherited disorders and syndromes and stratified medicine tests including KRAS, BRAF and EGFR.
They include the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre, which will use a state-of-the-art genetic scanner to aid patient care.
Dr Tan is also currently leading POLARIS (Personalized OMIC Lattice for Advanced Research and Improving Stratification), a consortium of multiple A*STAR Research Institutes and public healthcare centres that is driving Singapore's concerted effort to venture into stratified medicine.