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Personalized Medicine: The Future Of Medicine?


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.


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