Local Doctor a Leader in 'Precision Medicine'

February 3, 2015 5:23 PM

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Local Doctor a Leader in 'Precision Medicine'

A San Antonio physician is a leader in the emerging field of Precision Medicine, which recently got a boost through a $215 million investment from the National Institutes of Health as part of President Obama's proposed 2016 budget, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Most medical treatments have been designed for the 'average patient,' but Dr. Greg Aune, a pediatric oncologist at the U.T. Health Science Center in San Antonio, says 'precision medicine' means using our new knowledge of the human genome to come up with genetic treatments for individual patients, an...

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