Personalized Medicine Summit June 11-13, 2017

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Save the Date! Our next Personalized Medicine Summit will take place June 11-13, 2017 at the University of British Columbia Life Sciences Institute. The Summit Program will follow our Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians, with four sessions based on the four Roadmap Objectives. Session 1: Make a Whole System Commitment to Personalized Medicine Session 2: Stakeholder Engagement in Personalized …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Over 300 people participated in the Personalized Medicine Summit - Transforming the Practice of Medicine.

Personalized Medicine Summit 2015 a success

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Over 300 people participated in the Personalized Medicine Summit – Transforming the Practice of Medicine. The Summit was held Sunday June 7th-Tuesday June 9th, 2015 at the Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, organized by the Personalized Medicine Initiative in partnership with the Life Sciences Institute of the University of British Columbia, Genome British Columbia, the Centre …

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