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  • Press Release: Europe to present personalised medicine goals at UN General Assembly

    Brussels 20 September: The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) will hold key meetings this week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York

    The Brussels-based EAPM’s event, on the morning of Friday 23 September, will take the form of a high-level workshop ahead of further discussion and presentations in the afternoon in the UN GA. 

  • Press Release: Personalised medicine shifts healthcare training goalposts

    Cascais, Portugal: Friday 8 July: Portugal’s football team has been having great success at Euro 2016 and equally successful was the first Summer School for healthcare professionals hosted by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) in Cascais, near the country’s capital, Lisbon.

    The Alliance’s five-day event scored on many levels as attendees came from around 20 EU Member States representing a host of health-related disciplines, while the hugely experienced faculty was equally representative of Europe-wide participation.

  • Press Release: Personalised medicine on the move despite Brexit implications

    Cascais, Portugal. 6 July, 2016: Ricardo Baptista, a Member of the Portuguese Parliament and firm supporter of personalised medicine, welcomed attendees and the faculty to the first European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) TEACH Summer School, held in Cascais, near Lisbon.

    TEACH stands for Training and Education for Advanced Clinicians and Healthcare professionals (HCPs), and the hosting MP said: “I am delighted that the inaugural summer school on training for the young and gifted HCPs is being held in my home country, and I wish you all a pleasant and productive few days.”

  • Press Release: Healthcare training school ‘more important than ever’ after Brexit poll

    Cascais, Portugal: July 4th: The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised medicine (EAPM) has seen its first Summer School for healthcare professionals begin in Cascais, Portugal, today (Monday 4 July). 

    Personalised medicine holds great potential for improving the health of many patients and ensuring better outcomes of health systems' efficiency and transparency. Yet, its integration into clinical practice and daily care is proving difficult given the many barriers and challenges to timely access to targeted healthcare that still exist.

  • Press Release: EAPM heads to Romania for personalised medicine Outreach programme

    Brussels, June 14th: High-level stakeholders and politicians involved in personalised medicine from across Romania are set to meet in Bucharest to move forward with this innovative form of medical intervention tailored to the specific needs of individual patients.

    The first in a series of meetings on Thursday 16 June will see the official kick-off event to launch the Romanian Alliance for Personalised Medicine (RAPM).

  • Press Release: Publication of EAPM Special Issue on 'Access for All: A Personalised Approach'

    Brussels, June 7th, 2016: In December of last year, during the Luxembourg Presidency of the EU, the European Council issued its conclusions on personalised medicine for patients, highlighting how ‘the development of personalised medicine may offer new opportunities for the treatment of patients in the European Union.

  • Stakeholders Update: Genomics and its potential for personalised medicine

    The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) this week hosted a high-level meeting to "Share views and opportunities for an European level initiative on genomics". Leading experts in the field gathered in the Belgian capital on 31 May to discuss a framework necessary to support an environment for personalised medicine. The aim was also to obtain multi-stakeholder consensus via bottom-up policy-making to support EU Member States and the European Commission.

  • #Brexit and #health: What departure may mean

    The in-out referendum in the UK on EU membership is getting close, now, with just a few weeks for those undecided citizens to make up their minds.  Britain joined what as then the EEC in 1973 (voting to stay in two years later) and, today, has 73 European Parliament seats (one less than France and 23 less than Germany, both of whom have bigger populations) pus 29 Council votes (joint equal highest with France, Germany and Italy), writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.

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