The forthcoming era of precision medicine

Stjepan Gamulin
2016 Acta Medica Academica  
The aim of this essay is to present the definition and principles of personalized or precision medicine, the perspective and barriers to its development and clinical application. The implementation of precision medicine in health care requires the coordinated efforts of all health care stakeholders (the biomedical community, government, regulatory bodies, patients' groups). Particularly, translational research with the integration of genomic and comprehensive data from all levels of the
more » ... ("big data"), development of bioinformatics platforms enabling network analysis of disease etiopathogenesis, development of a legislative framework for handling personal data, and new paradigms of medical education are necessary for successful application of the concept of precision medicine in health care.
doi:10.5644/ama2006-124.171 pmid:28000491 fatcat:25hmvlocybfphbsw6uxee6vihq