1. ‘omics’ and ‘omes’ – the future of personalised medicine

‘omics’ and ‘omes’ – the future of personalised medicine

Jenny Creed Geraghty
CENTOGENE AG
January 01, 2015

MedLab: Year 2015, Issue 2

Advanced treatment – tailored to the individual patient instead of “one-size-fits-all” – is the zenith of personalized, or precision, medicine. Cancer care is a prime example whereby personalized medicine is aiming drug development and treatment regimen toward a new target: the genetic mutation profile of the tumor. Physicians swear by a number of healing Gods when taking the Hippocratic Oath - is technology the new healing God?