Personalized Medicine – Drug Development Forum Highlights Trends
Personalized Solutions for Pharmaceuticals
The exact classification of tumour cells could reveal weaknesses and possible targets. But the “unexpected diversity of tumour cells“ calls for individual treatments. “Of course a certain remedy can no longer be applied to all patients. The more we know, the less patients will be treated the same,” Lichter added.
Bio-Informatics Have a Key Role
But these are still dreams of the future. Recently it’s the bio-informatics that slow down the individual sequencing of chromosome sets, the speakers explained. The expenses for the storage and evaluation of a sequenced genome are more than ten times those of the sequencing itself, Lichter explained.