Chinese government promotes innovation in precision medicine

China to lead in precision medicine

Precision medicine makes use of genomic, physiological and various other indicators to classify individuals into subpopulations that differ in their susceptibility to a particular disease or their response to certain treatments. Matching patients with the right therapy can save time, cost and lives. According to Cai Xuetao president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Read more…

Stricter stem-cell regulations in China

Stem-cell research Stem-cell research or actually stem-cell treatments were growing out of control in China. Even though according to Chinese medical experts treatments involving stem-cells are all experimental (with the exception of hematopoietic stem-cell therapy treating certain blood diseases), a plethora of clinics appeared in the past years. These clinics offer completely untested treatments to foreign and Read more…