Michael Joyner and Nigel Paneth argue that we need fewer promises and more debate

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‘We didn’t even come close,’ researcher says. DNA testing won’t guide dieters to the weight-loss regimen most likely to work for them, scientists reported on Tuesday

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The promise of personalized medicine is a pretty big one: Tailoring treatments to a patient’s genes, their environment or their lifestyle, the thinking goes, will result in treatments that are much more likely to work. The same disease can manifest differently in different people, so why treat patients with a one-size-fits-all-approach?

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It’s nowhere close. It was an audacious undertaking, even for one of the most storied American companies: With a single machine, IBM would tackle humanity’s most vexing diseases and revolutionize medicine.

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An Amazon of Tumors

September 18, 2015

What if there were a vast library of crowd-sourced samples of rare cancers, and scientists could order them simply using ‘one-click shopping’?

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The federal government introduced a standard way to ensure the accuracy of DNA tests used to tailor treatments for individual patients

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11 for Bioethics in ’12

December 29, 2011

Faculty members from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics make eleven predictions about the big issues facing bioethics in 2012

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