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  • n. A form of diagnostic therapy that tests patient's reaction to medication

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  • Lapotko said the nanobubble technology could be used for "theranostics," a single process that combines diagnosis and therapy.

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  • The all-in-one particle is one of the first examples from a growing field called "theranostics" that develops technologies physicians can use to diagnose and treat diseases in a single procedure.

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  • Dr. Topol focuses much of his attention on the development of "theranostics," or the integrated use of treatments and diagnostics especially genomic and protein information to better guide therapy.

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  • But for Spectral Diagnostics, the combination of a very specific theranostics approach and an extremely targeted patient population will hopefully help us bridge that chasm between a product with potential, and a successful commercial therapy that can save thousands of lives.

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  • I look forward to seeing the growth of the pathology business under Miraca's leadership, as well as the growth and success we will experience in molecular diagnostics, prognostics and theranostics, as a direct result of this transaction.

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  • In addition to their high loadings, they also potentially associate therapeutics and diagnostics, thus opening the way for theranostics, or personalized patient treatments.

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  • A number of players are currently conducting R&D and launching new products in the fields of theranostics and personalized healthcare.

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  • Advances in the field of genomics are leading to the emergence of theranostics and personalized healthcare.

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  • AltheaDx is bringing theranostics into clinical use.

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  • At a press conference held in Paris, Alain Merieux reviewed the important role played by industrial biology in the face of major public health challenges including infectious diseases, cancer, personalized medicine, theranostics and nutrition.

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  • Theranostics takes advantage of novel nanotechnology platforms by incorporating therapy, imaging diagnostics, and cell targeting into one system with multifunctional capabilities. Theranostic nanomedicine exploits the multifunctional capabilities of nanoscale devices and the molecular knowledge of the human body to diagnose, treat, and possibly, prevent diseases.
    Fabrice Jotterand & Archie A. Alexander, Managing the “Known Unknowns”: Theranostic Cancer Nanomedicine and Informed Consent, in Sarah J. Hurst, ed., Biomedical Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols (New York: Humana Press, 2011), p. 414

    May 24, 2018