Search Tag: Human Genome Project

IT Management

Dubai aims to be world leader in push for genome medicine

2018 20 Mar

Dubai's 10X Initiative seeks to place the emirate and its government entities 10 years ahead of the rest of the world in all sectors. It is in this context that the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced plans for an ambitious project aimed at helping predict the future of human health. The "Human Genome Project" entails the creation of genetics... Read more

Executive Health Management

Is Personalised Medicine Really the Answer?

2015 25 Jun

The philosophy behind personalised medicine (also known as precision medicine) is that medical care and public health should be transformed by prevention and treatment programs that are specifically targeted to individual patients. Theoretically, this is to be achieved by sequencing more genomes, creating bigger biobanks, and linking biological information... Read more