The recent announcement of the research collaboration between the Life Raft Group and Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork Presbyterian has garnered media attention.
The research study is groundbreaking for both its unique collaboration between a major academic medical research center and a patient advocacy group and for its novel approach to identifying treatment modalities.
It is the perfect pairing of an innovative method of utilizing systems biology and technology to determine treatment for GIST patients that no longer have viable options with the rich repository of tissue and clinical histories in the LRG Patient Registry and GIST Collaborative Tissue Bank.
The Cure Today article can be accessed here.
The Genome Web article can be accessed here.