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Interview with Amanda Haddock, President of Dragon Master Foundation

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Interview with Amanda Haddock, President of Dragon Master Foundation

We recently sat down with Amanda Haddock, President and Co-founder of the Dragon Master Foundation and newly named White House Precision Medicine ‘Champion of Change’ to find out how she and her company are disrupting the healthcare system with a mix of technology, data sharing and patient advocacy. Here’s what she had to say. Ellen T…

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21st Century Cures Act Passes House of Representative

On July 10, 2015 the House of Representatives approved the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) with a vote of 344-77. This act will launch healthcare into the 21st century by “investing in science and medical innovation, incorporating the patient perspective, and modernizing clinical trials, to deliver better, faster cures to more patients and loved…

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The Days of Cookie Cutter Medicine Are Over

Geneticists have long had visions of a future in which medicine would be customized based on each individual’s genetic makeup. But the reality of tailoring treatment based on genetic testing has been a complex, expensive and ethically grey area, and science, technology and society have yet to catch up. However, now it feels like that vision is…

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