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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The QEUH is at the heart of a growing life sciences cluster, which includes the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre and the Imaging Centre of Excellence.
Rising demand for stratified medicine has substantiated trend towards stratified therapeutics, which will likely pose challenge to the players in bioprocess analyzer market.
Amprologix was established last year to commercialise the work of Mathew Upton, professor of Medical Microbiology at the University's Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine.
"Regimen duration can be selected with greater precision to improve outcomes, providing a stratified medicine approach as an alternative to the 'one-size-fits-all' treatment currently used worldwide," the authors write.
Since the 1990s, Biobanks have been an important resource in medical research, supporting many types of contemporary research, such as genomics, personalised and stratified medicine. Before the advent of biobanks, researchers struggled to acquire sufficient data samples.
The next step towards an even more targeted treatment consists in the use of stratified medicine. 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.
We need to move towards stratified medicine. Establishing new diagnostic technology is the first step Plaid Cymru will take in delivering this.
A Welsh Government spokesman said: "We are proud of the All Wales Medical Genetic service which is one of only three Cancer Research UK technical hubs for stratified medicine in Britain.
individualized medicine, personalized medicine, precision medicine, stratified medicine, paradigm shifts
(Ransom) Burczynski: The main driver is personalized or stratified medicine. 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.