Latest news from The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine:
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Virtual reality is just not for the gaming world as doctors are using it to help treat cancer patients.
CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported the technology allows doctors to get inside a patient's cancer and pinpoint the cause.
Qatar now has its own population-specific genome resource after researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York and Qatar mapped the genomes of more than 1,000 Qatari nationals.
One of the biggest challenges in precision medicine is what to do with the mountain of data generated from the sequencing of each tumor – how to parse out the relevant information and make it accessible and useful to the physicians making treatment decisions. Ultimately, such data should be available for a function called Clinical Decision Support. This function as defined by the Federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is “knowledge and person-speci