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Towards a Deeper and More Human-centric Medicine

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Eric Topol, M.D.
Gary & Mary West Endowed Chair of Innovative Medicine
Executive Vice President
Professor, Molecular Medicine
Director & Founder, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Scripps Research Institute

Summary

My research is on individualized medicine, using the genome and digital technologies to understand each person at the biologic, physiologic granular level to determine appropriate therapies and prevention. An example is the use of pharmacogenomics and our research on clopidogrel (Plavix). By determining the reasons for why such a large proportion of people do not respond to this medication, we can use alternative treatment strategies to prevent blood clots.


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