precision medicine

Lollipops Software Automates and Simplifies Genomic Data Analysis

November 08, 2016

The new user-friendly Lollipops software from the UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Services Division is a one-stop shop for processing genotyping data and reporting results that are both concise and organized into meaningful graphics. The interface is usable by both non-technical users and bioinformaticists alike, and it requires minimal manual intervention. UNC Charlotte Research Associate Dr. Jeremy Jay […]

Making Personalized Health Care Even More Personalized: Insights From Activities of the IOM Genomics Roundtable

July 13, 2015

Making Personalized Health Care Even More Personalized: Insights From Activities of the IOM Genomics Roundtable Personalized Health Care Even More Personalized: Insights From Activities of the IOM Genomics Roundtable, Ann Fam Med. 2015 Jul;13, David SP1, Johnson SG2, Berger AC3, Feero WG4, Terry SF5, Green LA6, Phillips RL Jr7, Ginsburg GS8. 1Department of Medicine, Stanford University School […]

Duke Long-Term Health Study Aims To Join Obama’s Precision Med Plan

June 27, 2015

By Frank Vinluan Read the original article on Xconomy. The small North Carolina mill town of Kannapolis left its mark on the U.S. economy and history by becoming the nation’s largest center for textiles manufacturing. In its next chapter, Kannapolis could become part of medical history. Duke University wants the medical research already underway at […]

Duke University cardiologist named principal investigator for MURDOCK Study

March 08, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—March 6, 2015—Eight years after she helped create Duke University’s health research project based at the North Carolina Research Campus, Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, has become the lead scientist for the MURDOCK Study. Newby, professor of Medicine at Duke and faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute, replaces Rob Califf, MD, as the […]

The transformative power of precision medicine

February 20, 2015

Cardiologists generally prescribe four or five specific drugs to help heart attack patients avoid having another attack. I know because I prescribe them myself. The drugs can be very effective and have helped save many lives, but it’s hard to predict exactly how they’ll work with specific patients. Sometimes patients take a drug and have […]