Navigation Links
As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others
Date:9/19/2008

e."

"Developing countries cannot rely on the altruism of western economic interests to address specific health needs of their populations," he adds. "And purchasing health products from the West will only contribute to continued dependency of developing countries on weathier northern neighbours."

Knowledge of the genomic variation of individuals and sub-populations will usher in an era of personalized medicine, characterized by more accurate abilities to predict illness, prevent disease, promote health and allocate resources better at national levels.

It will also provide a better handle on disease susceptibility and on the likelihood of benefitting from drugs while avoiding harmful reactions to them.

For individuals, genomic medicine holds the promise of personalized therapies. Even today we have genetic tests for patients taking anti-HIV medication that can predict if they will have serious or even lethal reactions to those medications. Genomics knowledge, including knowledge of genomic sequences of pathogens and their vectors, will facilitate development of better drugs, vaccines and diagnostics

The case studies revealed six major cross-cutting themes underlying initiatives in all four countries studied: political will, institutional leadership, the goal of producing local health benefits, protecting genomic sovereignty, and promoting economic benefits.

The authors describe what motivated the four countries to undertake these genomics initiatives, the mechanisms being used to develop genomic medicine appropriate to their circumstances, the potential for commercializing research results, and how challenges are being addressed, including ethical, legal, social and cultural issues that have either arisen or may arise.

The authors say the insights chronicled will be of particular interest to developing world policy-makers (especially in science and technology, industry and commerc
'/>"/>

Contact: Terry Collins
terrycollins@rogers.com
416-538-8712
Program on Life Sciences, Ethics and Policy,McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology technology :

1. Transgenomic Announces Partnership With Key Genomics for Ovarian Cancer Assay to Guide Therapeutic Options
2. Brewing better beer: Scientists determine the genomic origins of lager yeasts
3. eGenomics Awarded First U.S. Patent Covering Rapid DNA Sequencing Technology Platform to Control Hospital-Acquired Infections
4. Rosetta Genomics and the National Institute of Health (NIH) to Identify Potential MicroRNA Drug Targets for HIV
5. Rosetta Genomics Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
6. DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin highlights the genomics of plant-based biofuels in the journal Nature
7. Rosetta Genomics Announces Conference Call and Webcast of Second Quarter Financial Results
8. Transgenomic Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results
9. Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Business Progress
10. Reminder: Webcast Alert: Transgenomic Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast
11. Webcast Alert: Transgenomic Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others
(Date:11/27/2014)... Nov. 27, 2014 Research and ... "Global Palmitic Acid Industry Report 2014" report to ... The Global Palmitic Acid Industry Report 2014 ... state of the global palmitic acid industry. ... including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... November 26, 2014 Biomedical devices that ... systems to enable 3D manufacture at the micro-nanoscale, and ... are among finalists in nine categories for the ... are sponsored by SPIE, the international society for ... , Winners will be announced by industry leaders on ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 The North ... segments the market for detailed analysis of the ... market to reach $616.3 million by 2018, growing ... 2018. , Browse through the TOC of the ... get an idea of the in-depth analysis and ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014 The ... results from a survey of European physicians at ... on Innovation and Biological Therapies" at the Spanish ... event, hosted by EuropaBio and the Spanish Bioindustry ... of Health, physicians from Spanish oncology and rheumatology ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Palmitic Acid Industry Report 2014 2Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 3Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 4Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 5The North America Thermal Protective Clothing Market is estimated to grow up to $616.3 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The North America Thermal Protective Clothing Market is estimated to grow up to $616.3 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3ASBM Presents European Physicians Survey at Spanish Ministry of Health 2
... (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY) the global specialty,biopharmaceutical company announces results ... Q2 2008 Financial Highlights, - Product sales up ... up 64% to $409m - New product sales(1) $243m, ... up 35% to $776m - US GAAP earnings per ...
... Neuropharmaceuticals,Inc., a formulator of pharmaceuticals for direct-to-the-brain ... capital Series A,financing. Co-leads in the funding ... Partners. Other investors include High Country,Venture and ... proprietary drug development process that makes use ...
... 32% Over Second Quarter 2007, - EPS of $0.63 per Basic Share, ... Charges of $1.36 per Basic Share, Increase of ... 56% Over Second Quarter 2007, SILVER ... announced its results of,operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2008., ...
Cached Biology Technology:Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 2Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 3Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 4Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 5Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 6Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 7Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 8Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 9Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 10Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 11Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 12Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 13Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 14Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 15Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 16Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 17Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 18Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 19Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 20Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 21Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 22Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 23Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 24Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 25Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 26Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 27Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 28Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 29Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 30Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 31Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 32Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade. 33Sierra Neuropharmaceuticals Completes $21.5-Million Series A Funding Round 2Sierra Neuropharmaceuticals Completes $21.5-Million Series A Funding Round 3United Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 20, 2014 C-Labs LLC, ... the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the appointment ... chief operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor to the ... and operations. Mr. Traynor is based out of the ... He reports to Chris Muench , Chief Executive ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Nov. 17, 2014   News ... collaborate to develop The Partners Data Lake, an ... Partners Data Lake will allow researcher and clinicians ... treatment and the lives of patients , ... clinical activities across the Partners system, breaking down ...
(Date:11/15/2014)... 2014  While we may still be a few years ... "Star Trek" to gain instant access to all that ailed ... smartphones and tablets for monitoring and measuring our health are ... may seem a tad Orwellian to some, but a new ... these technological opportunities into their healthcare regime. These ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):C-Labs Names Former Microsoft and Bsquare Executive as Chief Operating Officer 2Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 2Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 3Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 5Americans May Be Ready for a Brave New World of Healthcare 2Americans May Be Ready for a Brave New World of Healthcare 3Americans May Be Ready for a Brave New World of Healthcare 4
... University of Nottingham have won a prestigious international ... Professor Liz Sockett and colleagues at Nottingham, ... University of Hiroshima, Japan, have jointly been awarded ... honour of their bacterial research. Daiwa Adrian ...
... Police Launch Multi-agency Data Interoperability System, ... (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in ... and its partner,DaProSystems today announced a contract ... a mobile data solution. Harrisonburg,s police,department has ...
... technology developed by a University of Colorado at Boulder ... vents has been used to identify unexpected bacteria strains ... cystic fibrosis, findings that may lead to more effective ... nucleic acid gene sequencing to rapidly detect, identify and ...
Cached Biology News:Honor for UK-Japanese research 2Wireless Public Safety Solution From BIO-key(R) and DaProSystems Links Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies 2Wireless Public Safety Solution From BIO-key(R) and DaProSystems Links Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies 3CU-Boulder technology used to identify unexpected bacteria in cystic fibrosis patients 2
... in-house demand is causing shortages in your ... This can cause unwanted distractions, problems and ... royalties for your hard work and endeavour! ... build it up,and market it internationally. We ...
Topoisomerase I...
...
... virus is a type I eukaryotic topoisomerase ... turns (also called right- and left-handed supercoils) ... the reaction is a covalently closed, circular ... turns. DNA Topoisomerase I does not absolutely ...
Biology Products: