Thursday, December 22, 2011

Some thoughts on the Future of Medicine

Genome data interpretation will emerge as its own medical specialty much like radiology for evaluation of xrays, CTs & MRIs.  It will take some time but the complexity of the information will eventually lead to a board certified specialist that helps primary care doctors understand genetic tests.  

Transformative solutions more often arise via iconoclastic horizons not via the cognoscenti.  Translation:  Truly significant advances do not arise from established ideas and people.   They destroy established ideas and patterns of behavior.  

"Citizen Scientists" and "Health Hackers" Conducting trials, analyzing data and presenting papers.   How can we all help in the advancement of science:

Tumor Treating Fields (electrical current) used to treat brain cancer. 1st prescription patient. Novel GBM treatment

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