Precision Health

UBC is helping to reshape health care through advances in genomics, proteomics, microbiomics and metabolomics, along with biomedical engineering and informatics. Our expanding ability to generate data from these realms, process it and act on it is transforming how we prevent, diagnose and manage complex diseases — moving away from a “one size fits all” strategy to approaches geared specifically to each individual patient.

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Advancing new frontiers: personalized medicine

Drs. Marco Marra and Janessa Laskin are leading a province-wide initiative using DNA sequencing technologies to examine the composition of individual cancer genomes and to help deduce the most viable treatment options for patients.
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