Personalized Medicine at the Healthcare Summit 2016

The 16th Annual Healthcare Summit - Innovation and Best-Practices - brought Canadian healthcare officials, senior policy makers, and the private sector together to discuss the ways in which government transforms the quality healthcare delivery arena to produce effective and efficient solutions.


  1. Learn more about the Personalized Medicine Initiative: 
  2. Martin Dawes, co-Founder of the PMI, demonstrated the TreatGX app (a clinical decision support tool) that he says must get into the hands of patients and their doctors. In a pilot pharmacogenomic study, 200 patients were tested for 33 genetic variants that influence drug metabolism. 97% of those patients had a variant that would result in a change to their prescriptions! Look for an upcoming publication about this study in summer 2016.