Robotic System could Reduce the Cost of Drug Discovery

Developing a new drug is expensive and time-consuming. One major challenge is the sheer number of experiments needed to prove a drug is safe. Literally thousands of experiments with each potential treatment represents a huge investment in time and money. Robotic systems might hold the key to reducing development costs and also speeding up the…

What is the difference between precision medicine and personalized medicine? What about pharmacogenomics?

There is a lot of overlap between the terms “precision medicine” and “personalized medicine.” According to the National Research Council, “personalized medicine” is an older term with a meaning similar to “precision medicine.” However, there was concern that the word “personalized” could be misinterpreted to imply that treatments and preventions are being developed uniquely for…