Today, much of medicine is limited by a one-size-fits-all approach. Recent advances point to a day, however, when medicine will be increasingly customized to each patient’s individual needs. Learn from three of Harvard Medical School’s leaders in the field about how personalized medicine is expected to transform health care delivery.
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Jeffrey S. Flier, MD – Introduction (3:37)
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine
Raju Kucherlapati, PhD – What is personalized medicine and how does it affect our health? (11:48)
Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine, HMS
Daniel Haber, MD, PhD – Applying genetically directed therapies for cancer (13:26)
Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Isselbacher/Schwartz Professor of Oncology, HMS
Ting Wu, PhD – Unraveling the ethical twists of fate (14:32)
Professor of Genetics, HMS