FDA in Personalized Medicine

The US Food and Drug Administration outlines its role in realizing personalized medicine.

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It's certainly high time that

It's certainly high time that the FDA speaks to the emergence of personalized medicine. Matching patient to treatment may be a greater challenge than developing drugs per se.

And, yes, next-generation sequencing is moving into the clinic - with VERY modest results. In a study on cardiovascular disease, NGS missed two-thirds of a previously diagnosed patient population. The article title labeled the outcome a success!

What shape does failure take?

rayperkins - I'd be

rayperkins - I'd be interested in the citation for that study.