The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Mathematical models target disease with drugs chosen by your DNA

Medicines that are personally tailored to your DNA are becoming a reality, thanks to the work of U.S. and Chinese scientists including Huck Institutes affiliate Rongling Wu who have developed statistical models to predict which drug is best for a specific individual with a specific disease.

Read the article on Penn State News.

Dr. Wu, a professor of public health sciences within the division of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Penn State College of Medicine, is a faculty member of the Huck Institutes' Bioinformatics and Genomics graduate program and the director of the Center for Statistical Genetics.

http://news.psu.edu/story/281843/2013/07/16/research/mathematical-models-target-disease-drugs-chosen-your-dna