From a global point of view, the developing of big data management and the human genome project from recent decades, may affect our perspective of management. Healthcare will become more precise to individuals.
This book is highly recommend for concerned readers who choose to continue education in the dynamic era of precision medicine. Kristin based her findings on her experience for over 20 years, including drug pipeline research to uncover both current and future therapeutic drugs and diagnostic tools.
From her experience her potential readers are researchers, physicians, oncologists, pharmaceutical companies, patients and caregivers who are interested in understanding precision medicine from vision to reality.
Right from the introduction, it is clear that Precious Medicine is a reality, it is of benefit to everyone, including family members, friends, colleagues. Physicians and other medical professionals are involved. Finally, every issue which will occur can be applied to the disease pathway. Personalizing Precision Medicine will lead the patient to the right track of treatment. The text includes foundations of Precision Medicine, molecular diagnostic tests, DNA, proteins, mRNA, biomarkers, antigens and antibodies to molecular targets for therapeutic intervention. All shown in clear and simple diagrams. Pothier describes the facts behind precision medicine around the world and the start of a New Hope: Immuno-oncology. Her last sentence is compelling, “We will continue on that global voyage from vision to reality, and indeed, our journey is just beginning”.