Personalized Medicine Summit June 11-13, 2017

admin Uncategorized

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 …

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

admin Uncategorized

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 …

Personalized Medicine Summit Presentations

admin Uncategorized

Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians “Preventing, Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are Soon to Change Forever” Photos are available on the UBC Life Sciences Institute flickr. Leroy Hood President, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA Systems Medicine and Proactive P4 Medicine: Catalyzing a Revolution in Healthcare through a Longitudinal, Digital-Age Study of 100,000 Well Individuals [slides] [video] Sir …

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

Personalized Medicine Summit 2015 a success

admin Uncategorized

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

admin Uncategorized

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

New legislation introduced to protect Canadians from genetic discrimination

admin Uncategorized

At the Personalized Medicine Summit 2015, participants drew attention to the need for laws to protect Canadians from genetic discrimination. Now the Government of Canada has introduced new legislation to protect Canadians from discrimination based on genetic test results and information. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced the introduction of legislation aimed at better protecting Canadians …