Items Tagged ‘J. Craig Venter’

August 7, 2015

From Bench to Bedside, From Promise to Practice

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

Each day brings brilliant new discoveries in precision medicine: mate-pair sequencing of cancer tumors; identifying a gene defect in ALS; saving a woman’s life who might have succumbed to breast cancer without her mouse avatar. Each day precision medicine—also known as individualized medicine—saves a life, improves a life, gives a patient hope for the future. […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. Stephen Friend, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, J. Craig Venter, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, Promise to Practice


July 24, 2015

Trailblazer Genomic Scientist to be Keynote Speaker at 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

One of the world’s leading geneticists, J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., has innovated and infuriated in equal measure. He may be best known for being the first person to sequence his own genome, back in 2001, but his accomplishments in genomics reach far and wide—often with controversy attached. Leaving Newport, Calif., and the Southern California surfing scene, […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Francis Collins, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, J. Craig Venter, personalized medicine, predictive medicine


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