Personalized Medicine projects "Rare Diseases and Oncology" honored

Within the ZonMW program Personalized Medicine of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) recently three projects have been honored that will start at the latest in December 2016. ZonMw, Zilveren Kruis and KWF Kankerbestrijding work together within this research program of 7 million euros. The seed for this program was laid in April 2013. A Dutch expert group concluded that molecular diagnostics will have a major impact on the quality of life of patients and special attention was needed for the broad analysis of DNA information. The three projects are therefore focused on the use of modern DNA analysis techniques.

For the better evaluation of patients with immunodeficiency.
For better diagnosis and prognosis of two specific forms of blood cancer and applied in the routine oncology care so that the best possible choice of therapy can be made for the individual patient