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Latest Personalized Medicine Coalition Stories

2014-03-05 08:30:31

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the personalized medicine field continues to grow, health care reform and its impact are on the minds of many. At the Tenth Annual State of Personalized Medicine Address Luncheon hosted by the Personalized Medicine Coalition, Patrick Conway, M.D., Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will discuss CMS' perspective on innovation and quality health...

2013-05-17 12:23:41

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Personalized medicine and targeted therapies hold great potential to improve patient care and health care efficiency. At the Ninth Annual State of Personalized Medicine Luncheon hosted by the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PC), Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will discuss how the FDA is dealing with the expanding field of personalized medicine, including...

2012-12-11 12:27:26

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) today announced that Julie K. Goonewardene was elected to the Coalition's board of directors for a three-year term beginning November 27, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121211/DC27601) "Our success in promoting personalized medicine is largely driven by our dedicated and engaged membership as well as an active board. Based on her dedication to moving science from the bench to...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

Personalized Medicine Coalition publishes 3rd edition of "The Case for Personalized Medicine," a report and analysis of advances and challenges in personalized medicine. WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) released today the 3rd edition of its landmark report, The Case for Personalized Medicine. The report documents the growth of commercially available personalized medicine products from 13 in 2006 to 72 today, and examines...

2010-01-28 07:35:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The treatment of illness has traditionally been based on the law of averages - what works best for the largest number of patients. As a result, billions of dollars are spent every year on treatments that could be ineffective or even harmful for some patients. What if doctors could tell with a simple test which course of treatment would be best for a particular patient? As recently as a decade ago, this would have seemed like science fiction. But thanks to...

2009-10-27 14:30:00

NPC-PMC Conference to Focus on Science, Policy and Business Implications ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress continues its efforts to reform the health care system, the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) will host a conference tomorrow to explore a key topic in the debate: using comparative effectiveness research (CER) to determine which health care treatments are most effective while improving the quality of...

2009-03-04 07:09:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Denis A. Cortese, M.D., president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, offered a new vision for personalized healthcare in America at a time when Congress and the administration are discussing changes in the healthcare system. The Mayo Clinic is committed to implementing personalized medicine for its patients. By targeting specific treatments to individual patients based on an analysis of differences in their molecular makeup, personalized medicine...

2008-07-23 09:01:21

The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) today announced the appointment of Pierre G. Cassigneul, president and chief executive officer of XDx, Inc., and David P. King, chief executive officer, president and director of Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE: LH), to its Board of Directors. The PMC, an educational and advocacy group dedicated to advancing the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine, was launched in 2004 by more than 15 leading...