The UK's Academy of Medical Sciences says that in order for stratified medicine to achieve its potential as a method for personalizing drug and diagnostic research, trials and treatment, several challenges posed by the regulatory environment, health economics, and the capabilities of clinical and research infrastructure need to be addressed.

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