Meet the Personalized Medicine Initiative at The Data Effect

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Want to hear about PMI Initiatives at the convergence of personalized health care, data and personalized medicine? Meet the Personalized Medicine Initiative at The Data Effect, a one-day symposium on Friday, March 11, 2016. Dr Rob Fraser, PMI co-Founder and COO, discusses “The Data Effect and You” with an exciting panel moderated by Catalina Lopez-Correa, Vice President, Sector Development and Chief …

Praxis 2016 – Knowledge Translation for Spinal Cord Injury

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Hosted by the Rick Hansen Institute, Praxis 2016 is an international conference focused on identifying and overcoming barriers to translating research into outcomes for spinal cord injury (SCI). Praxis 2016 is a unique knowledge translation conference to be held in Vancouver from April 25-27, 2016. Over three days of facilitated workshops, insightful discussions and learnings from colleagues from the SCI …

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 …

The Personalized Medicine Initiative is at #BCTECHSummit

Meet the Personalized Medicine Initiative at the BCTECH Summit

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Want to hear what the Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI) is doing to support companies shaping the future of health? Meet the PMI at the BCTECH Summit Jan 18-19, 2016. The Personalized Medicine Initiative supports commercialization activities for implementation of personalized medicine. The PMI helps companies with product definition, market research, intellectual property consultation and protection, business plan development, project management and …

The Personalized Medicine Initiative aims to make BC the "Personalized Medicine Province" by following the Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians

Let’s make BC the personalized medicine province

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The Personalized Medicine Initiative aims to make BC the “Personalized Medicine Province” by following the Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians. The Roadmap makes four recommendations toward this goal: The government should make a whole system commitment to implement personalized medicine BC should establish a coalition of stakeholders to coordinate whole system change BC should capitalize on near-term opportunities …

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 …

Pharmacogenomics in family care PMI initiative featured in Vancouver Sun

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A PMI initiative on implementation of pharmacogenomics in family care is featured in the Vancouver Sun. PMI Director and co-Founder and Head of UBC’s Department of Family Practice, Martin Dawes, MD, is conducting a proof-of-concept study to ask questions about the effectiveness of using a person’s genetic information to inform personalized prescribing for ten common conditions: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary …