Over at Decision Tree, Brian Mossop chronicles his adventures with a case of drug-resistant staph, and how his experience gave him "a growing interest in infectious disease," he writes. "In my opinion, this was a clear case where having more data would have aided the diagnosis, and hastened a healthy outcome." He adds, "The true promise of personalized medicine is more about data than specialty drugs."

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