precision medicine

Maps of brain connections have been used to predict how brain atrophy would spread in individual patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in a new study[1] from UC San Francisco scientists. The results advance scientists’ knowledge of how neurodegeneration spreads and could lead to new clinical tools to evaluate how well novel treatments slow or block… Read more

A small, implantable device that acts like a cancer “super-attractor” could one day give doctors earlier warnings of relapse in breast cancer patients and could even slow the disease’s spread to other organs. The sponge-like device is designed to attract cancer cells that emerge in the bloodstream during the early stages of cancer’s recurrence, before… Read more