What Does Personalized Medicine Look Like in the Future?

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I am very hopeful about the future, yet at the same time the optimism has to be tamed that this won't happen too quick. So for example, how do we come up with this personalized medicine where we can really diagnose what somebody has, and know how they're going to respond to treatment? And that's what the pharmaceutical industry is trying to do. So if somebody has a cancer, you can find the marker to know, are they going to respond to this medicine, and if they don't respond within the next number of days, deserves a second, a third, or a different one that they can do.

I think we're going to have to match the diagnostics and the treatment, I think that's what personalized medicine will be, and it won't always just be genetic, it might be certainly something in your blood, or antibody based, or whatever it may be, or we might find that personalized medicine also has new interventions that are not just medicines, but also the use of new technologies that we've seen, and not only from the high, high and Gamma Knives too, obviously. Other interventions that we're trying to use for electronic pieces if you could put in someone's brain that might change for Parkinson's, or you might not even have to put it in the brain, you might find more of, I know it is a gut feeling to, there maybe a nervous system that we find in different places that can help us as well. So I think personalized medicine is a frontier.

It's a frontier where we will have some of the biggest strides, but yet still just doesn't fill the communication, we still have the old communication. People made fun of postcards, then it would replace the letters, and the people didn't like letters, because it's going to replace other pieces. All the forms of communication we still used today.