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Personalised Medicine

Some medicine may work better for you - or not work at all. Efficacy of most drugs is remarkably poor - and that's before taking into account pharmaceutical companies only publish positive studies. Across a broad population, some drugs struggle to beat the efficacy of a placebo but may still inflict detrimental side effects.

We're finding more and more that some drugs work better for for people with certain characteristics in their DNA and even gene expression, as well as broader factors such as sex and health. Today, a doctor has to prescribe one drug, wait to see if it works, and then prescribe another one and another one until the most effective drug is found (no fault of the doctor - they have no way of knowing the best match). Soon they will be able to take a one drop of blood, perform an instant analysis, and select the best drug for you. And beyond that, rather than selecting the best matching drug for you, medicines may be designed for you exact condition and tailored perfectly to your individual body.


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Oxford Immune Algorithmics (OIA)

Applying Artificial General Intelligence to deliver decentralised precision health and predictive medicine

The Age of Scientific Wellness


Why the Future of Medicine Is Personalized, Predictive, Data-Rich, and in Your Hands, written by Leroy Hood and Nathan Price


Global leader in digital therapeutics that combines the power of AI with wearables data to enable personalized care

712 North

Personalized mitochondrial medicines for age-related diseases.


Specialist biotech company developing 3D printing technology for pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Personal Diagnostics

Supplier of home health test kits

An evidence-based, personalized approach to health

Michael Lustgarten probes at the science behind living forever in this 2015 TEDx talk

Celleron Therapeutics

Oncology company focused on the clinical development of new and innovative therapies to treat cancer

CTRL Group

Company that develops digital health products to help patients, clinicians and researchers

Cambridge Clinical Laboratories (CCL)

Providing personalised clinical testing services to the NHS and private customers worldwide

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Personalised Medicine Blog Posts

Oxford Immune Algorithmics developing AI-driven precision medicine for all – site visit report

Oxford Immune Algorithmics developing AI-driven precision medicine for all – site visit report

Algocyte platform uses algorithmic inverse problem solving to aid clinicians in their diagnosis

Why I've just voted for DMI in the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE

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Adrian reviews a range of finalists trying to track cancer, blood oxygenation, retinal scans, and cardiac health

Recent News

Aqtual's blood test could help doctors choose the right treatment for you

Longevity Technology - 01-Nov-2023

Company's "cell-free DNA platform" can detect unexplored cell-free DNA fragments


Northern Ireland's precision medicine sector receives £7.5 million boost

Belfast Telegraph - 23-Oct-2023

Government funding to fuel innovation and growth in the life science sector.


AI-powered company Exscientia is revolutionising drug discovery

BBC - 20-Oct-2023

Company is transforming healthcare and enabling personalised medicine


Mayo clinic and Oxford nanopore partner up to revolutionise precision medicine

Business Wire - 19-Oct-2023

Unlocking the secrets of cancer and genetic diseases with nanopore sequencing


Personalised medicine embraces 3D printing for customised drugs

TCT Magazine - 17-Oct-2023

CurifyLabs' pharma kit streamlines the production of tailored medications

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