2017: The Year Targeted Therapies Came True
It is easy to dismiss 2017 as a carnival of political dysfunction. But outside the political glare a larger story played out in science and medicine, one with as much potential to affect humanity as anything the politicians conjure.
In 2017, the promise of targeted medicine came true.
Since the Human Genome Project started in the 1990's, scientists and clinicians have looked forward to a time when diagnostic and therapeutic decisions for life-threatening conditions would be based on individual’s genomic and biological situation…