Charlotte Talks
9:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Personalized Medicine: The Future Of Medicine?

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Experts in the medical field are hopeful that we are getting ever closer to the day when treatment for whatever ails you will be personalized.  Personalized medicine is a relatively new field of research, some of which is taking place in Charlotte.  If perfected, it would replace the one-size-fits-all approach and, based on a simple blood or urine test, provide treatment targeted just to you.  We talk about this pioneering approach with those on the cutting edge of research.

Guests

Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD - Professor and Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, NC Research Campus 

Kristin Newby, MD, MHS - Professor of Medicine Duke University; Principal Investigator, MURDOCK Study, NC Research Campus

Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD - President Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System 

Herbert Bonkovsky, MD - Professor of Medicine and Senior Advisor for Research, Carolinas HealthCare System. Professor of Medicine, Universities of Connecticut and North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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