Speaker: Dr. Stephen P. Spielberg, MD, PhD
Precision Medicine and the Future of Therapeutics
The huge advances in biomedical science over the last years have provided us enormous opportunities to improve etiologic-specific diagnosis. Along with this understanding of the cause of individual patients' illnesses, the selective targeting of therapeutic agents to those individual causes holds the promise of drug therapy with greater benefit:risk. I will discuss examples suggesting proof of principle for more efficient, faster, smaller clinical trials, and the hope of a new era of rational therapeutics.