Personalized Medicine June 2016 e-News

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The Personalized Medicine e-News is your quarterly bulletin on the future of healthcare. Here we report on the progress we are making towards our goal of implementing personalized, molecularly-based medicine into healthcare in BC, Canada and beyond. What’s in the Personalized Medicine June 2016 e-News? New LSI Gallery Opening Reception Dr. Martin Dawes to Speak at 16th Annual Healthcare Summit …

Dell announced that UBC’s Personalized Medicine Initiative has implemented the PHEMI Central Big Data Warehouse solution built on Dell hardware to sequence and analyze the genomes of 20,000 individuals.

Dell and PHEMI Solution Powers Medical Breakthroughs at UBC’s Personalized Medicine Initiative

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Enables new insights that can lead to breakthroughs in diabetes and cancer treatment Performs comprehensive analysis of complex and diverse genome data Uses big data analytics to determine how genes affect an individual’s response to drugs TORONTO, April 20, 2016 – Dell announced today that the University of British Columbia (UBC)’s Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI) has implemented the PHEMI Central …

Personalized Medicine Initiative featured in Dell case study

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A new Dell case study describes how the Personalized Medicine Initiative spinoff Molecular You Corporation (MYCo) uses PHEMI software on Dell servers for its big data analysis and management to accelerate breakthroughs in precision medicine. The Molecular You Pathfinder project provides precise, next generation molecular profiling to better identify health risks & options for prevention, treatment & monitoring for a …

Contextual Genomics and the Personalized Medicine Initiative Launch Phase 2 Testing of its National Access Program Cancer Genomics Test

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Vancouver, BC – March 14, 2016 – Contextual Genomics, developers of genomics-based cancer tests, and the Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI), an organization bringing molecular-based medicine to Canadians, are pleased to announce they have launched the National Access Program’s Phase 2 Testing of its Find It™ (CG001) hotspot cancer panel genomics test. 1500 patients will be given access to the Find …

Public Panel Feb 10: Wrapping Personalized Medicine around the Patient

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On February 10th, the Personalized Medicine Initiative and the UBC Life Sciences Institute presented a dynamic public panel discussion with audience Q & A: Wrapping Personalized Medicine around the Patient. The event at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch featured a conversation with a family member of someone who had a dangerous, but preventable reaction to a drug, a student …

PMI Bulletin Launched

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The Personalized Medicine Initiative has launched the PMI Bulletin. The Bulletin will report on the progress we are making towards our goal of implementing personalized, molecularly-based medicine into healthcare in BC, Canada and beyond. What’s in the October 2015 PMI Bulletin? Introducing the PMI Newsletter National Access Project for Cancer Testing Gains Momentum Implementation of Pharmacogenomics into Primary Care Molecular …

Maclean's articles on PMI initiatives - Contextual Genomics, GenXys, Microbiome Insights - with LifeLabs

Maclean’s articles on PMI Initiatives

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The October 5, 2015 issue of Maclean’s magazine includes articles on PMI Initiatives and three associated companies – Contextual Genomics, GenXys and Microbiome Insights. The PMI partnered with LifeLabs to feature these initiatives. Read the full article (free): Personalized Medicine: Advances In Genetic Testing Help Patients Get The Right Treatment Read the full article (free): Decreasing The Burden Of Cancer: …

Personalized Medicine Initiative | Your cancer genome

Cover story in Vancouver Sun – So you want to know your cancer genome? (with video); Part 2

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So you want to know your cancer genome? The October 2, 2015 Vancouver Sun has a cover story on PMI initiatives Contextual Genomics and Personalized Oncogenomics (POG) that are taking a personalized approach to cancer treatment. Watch Contextual Genomics CEO, Chris Wagner, talk about how cancer tumour gene sequencing can identify targeted treatments resulting in reduced side effects and saving …

"The Personalized Medicine Revolution", by Pieter Cullis gives an incisive look at how personalized medicine is revolutionizing health care for everyone.

Personalized medicine: 5 things to know now – and a lot more to learn at this free Vancouver Public Library event; Part 1

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Sun Health Issues Reporter, Pamela Fayerman, writes about personalized medicine: 5 things to know now, including highlights from PMI Chair Dr Pieter Cullis’s book The Personalized Medicine Revolution. Read the article in the Vancouver Sun. RSVP to join us and learn more about the Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians at this free Vancouver Public Library event, Wednesday, October …

Draft Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians

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A Roadmap by The Personalized Medicine Initiative and PwC highlights how personalized or molecular medicine can improve quality of patient care while benefiting BC’s healthcare system and the economy. Download the Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians: Preventing, Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are Soon to Change Forever. Read the news release by PwC. – The PMI