Posts Tagged 'precision medicine'

What is Biobanking? An Overview of a Fast-Growing Field

An overview of the biobanking field.

Novel therapies are moving away from the “one size fits all” concept and are working towards a patient-tailored precision therapy approach 1. Since this transition relies on patient-derived biosamples, it has strongly reshaped the field of biobanking and biospecimens procurement 2,3. The importance of studying both liquid and solid human bioproducts lies within the samples’…

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How Cancer Research Depends on Biospecimens?

This articlle lists the main advancements in the cancer research area dependent on biospecimens procurement.

March 16, 2021 Over the last two decades, oncology research has achieved outstanding results in the way we understand and approach the multifaceted nature of cancer. From immuno-oncology at the forefront to targeted therapies and biomarkers identification, novel therapeutic multiplicity is impressive. Despite their diversification, these therapies have few crucial commonalities: they are targeted, personalized,…

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How Biospecimens Drive the Advancements of Biomedical Research?

Tumor tissue FFPEs are invaluable biospecimen samples for the advancement of biomedical research.

October 25, 2020 Biospecimens procured ethically from patients alongside clinical data are an invaluable resource to biomedical research. The importance of studying both liquid and solid human bioproducts lies within the samples’ individual characteristics and its direct impact on the current trends in biomedical research.   Although the field of oncology is leading the way…

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