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Accelerating the Future of Personalized Medicine

Evian Gordon and Stephen H. Koslow

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195393804
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199863495 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0015
Accelerating the Future of Personalized Medicine

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This chapter summarizes the key points of personalized medicine, health care, and integrative neuroscience, including actionable recommendations of how the field might best be applied so as to create an effective and efficient health care system of personalized medicine for each and every patient. It focuses on ten factors that seem likely to expedite the assimilation of personalized medicine into mainstream clinical treatment of brain disorders. These include accelerating “brainmarker” discovery, codevelopment of brainmarkers with new medications, replication and validation of new biomarkers in real-world patient groups, and facilitating FDA registration and reregulation.

Keywords: personalized medicine; health care; integrative neuroscience; brainmarkers

Chapter.  1766 words. 

Subjects: Neuroscience

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