PHG Foundation releases personalised medicine report
The PHG Foundation has released a new report on the personalised medicine technology landscape. With a foreword by Professor Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer for England, the report discusses improvements in biomedical and digital technologies that have been suggested to contribute to the personalisation of medicine, and analyses different approaches that could be effectively used in the NHS.
The report mentions areas of science where technologies might contribute to greater personalisation of medicine, including:
- Pathogen genomics
- Regenerative medicine
- Advanced image analysis for histopathology
- Circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) testing
Professor Dame Sue Hill said,
"This evidence synthesis by the respected policy analysts at the PHG Foundation provides important insights as to how to take this vision forward and the issues we will face in implementation."