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#EAPM – Update: A European strategy for data in health care in personalised health-care era 

#EAPM – Update: A European strategy for data in health care in personalised health-care era 

| February 21, 2020

On 19 February, the European Commission set its stall out concerning its digital policy for the next five years and, as a significant part of its policy, it wants to promote electronic health records based on a common European exchange format to give citizens secure access to and exchange of health data across the EU. This […]

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The fight against cancer is ongoing: #WorldCancerDay and the EU’s broader health-care issues

The fight against cancer is ongoing: #WorldCancerDay and the EU’s broader health-care issues

| February 3, 2020

Most of us know, have known, or will know someone with cancer. It is perhaps the most singular threat to health care on a worldwide scale, despite all the incredible leaps lately in diagnosis and treatment, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Now the annually held World Cancer Day (4 February) is […]

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#EAPM – Update: Thanks a million, Germany!

#EAPM – Update: Thanks a million, Germany!

| January 24, 2020

Let’s start with some excellent news…EU big-hitters Germany have signed up for the initiative on One Million Genomes (which, as you will recall, began life championed by the Alliance as MEGA – now MEGA+), writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPm) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Europe’s economic powerhouse has joined 20 other EU member states […]

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#EAPM – ‘Patchwork’ rules won’t mend those genes

#EAPM – ‘Patchwork’ rules won’t mend those genes

| January 15, 2020

Let’s talk about genomics – yes, let’s – and the power that is about to be unleashed by this relatively new and fast-developing technology, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Peeking just a couple of years down the line and we see that the EU’s regulations in this arena will […]

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#EAPM – Santa comes early for convincing Boris victory, but so does flu

#EAPM – Santa comes early for convincing Boris victory, but so does flu

| December 19, 2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is already in festive mood, given his impressive win in last week’s general election, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. We can be equally certain that US President Donald Trump is feeling anything but festive, though, given his upcoming impeachment and judging by the six-page letter he […]

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#EAPM – Congress build consensus for progress on innovative personalised medicine

#EAPM – Congress build consensus for progress on innovative personalised medicine

| December 6, 2019

The second and final day of the Third Annual Congress organized by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) saw multi-stakeholder consensus reached on many facets of facilitating innovation in modern-day European health-care systems, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The event was held under the auspices of the Finnish […]

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#EAPM – Need to speed ‘awesome’ developments in personalised medicine, Congress told

#EAPM – Need to speed ‘awesome’ developments in personalised medicine, Congress told

| December 4, 2019

The opening day of the Third Annual Congress organized by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) saw a multitude of stakeholders working hard to bring innovation into modern-day health care, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Tuesday’s (3 December) gathering coincided with yesterday’s meeting of EU health attachés on […]

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