Precision Medicine will need to get out of the pharma silo that is based on symptoms


Welcome to the digital era of biology (and to this modest blog I started in early 2005).

To cure many diseases, like cancer or cystic fibrosis, we will need to target genes (mutations, for ex.), not organs! I am convinced that the future of replacement medicine (organ transplant) is genomics (the science of the human genome). In 10 years we will be replacing (modifying) genes; not organs!


Anticipating the $100 genome era and the P4™ medicine revolution. P4 Medicine (Predictive, Personalized, Preventive, & Participatory): Catalyzing a Revolution from Reactive to Proactive Medicine.


After low-cost airlines (Ryanair, Easyjet ...) comes "low-cost" participatory medicine. Some of my readers have recently christened this long-lasting, clumsy attempt at e-writing of mine "THE LOW-COSTE INNOVATION BLOG". I am an
early adopter of scientific MOOCs. My name's Catherine Coste. I've earned myself four MIT digital diplomas: 7.00x, 7.28x1, 7.28.x2 and 7QBWx. Instructor of 7.00x: Eric Lander PhD.

Upcoming books: Airpocalypse, a medical thriller (action taking place in Beijing) 2017; Jesus CRISPR Superstar, a sci-fi -- French title: La Passion du CRISPR (2018).

I love Genomics. Would you rather donate your data, or... your vital organs?

Audio files on this blog are Windows files ; if you have a Mac, you might want to use VLC (http://www.videolan.org) to read them.

Concernant les fichiers son ou audio (audio files) sur ce blog : ce sont des fichiers Windows ; pour les lire sur Mac, il faut les ouvrir avec VLC (http://www.videolan.org).


"Cliffhanger" The World In 3013. A book and a movie.

Catherine Coste - Isabelle Provost: Cliffhanger, The World In 3013. The Book. The Movie.
Coming soon!

Soon Available on Amazon: "Cliffhanger", the world in 3013. A book by Catherine Coste and Isabelle Provost, then a movie (with Amazon Studios)...

We've just finished the French version, English version's in the pipeline...

Special thanks to Intel and Bernard Werber and Jean-Michel Billaut for their precious gift of encouragement!

Bientôt en vente sur Amazon : "Cliffhanger", le monde en 3013. Un livre de Catherine Coste et Isabelle Provost, puis un film (Amazon Studios) ...

Version française achevée, version anglaise en cours ... Merci à Intel et à Bernard Werber et à Jean-Michel Billaut pour leurs encouragements ;-)

Follow Bernard Werber on Twitter here!
==> Billautshow

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