Precision Medicine – Key Components

Key components that facilitate the practice of precision medicine include:

  • Identifying health-related issues that could be solved with a precision medicine solution
  • Strong partnerships with our healthcare system and with private sector
  • Timely collection, processing and storage of patients’ biological specimens for functional and molecular analysis
  • Real-time linkage of biospecimens with up-to-date clinical information and deep clinical phenotyping
  • Access to diverse expertise in areas from knowledge synthesis, data integration, data analysis and visualization, predictive modeling and machine learning, systems biology, ‘omic platforms, advanced imaging, clinical trials, implementation science, health and economic outcomes, policy, regulatory affairs
  • Access to state-of-the-art technologies
  • Educational programs to support development of required expertise
  • Public portals for knowledge dissemination and research participation