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A Look Back at a Year 'In MedTech History'

A Look Back at a Year 'In MedTech History'

This week we celebrate the one-year anniversary of MedTech Strategist’s Community Blog, and the In MedTech History series, with a powerful quote that suits today’s thriving, evolving, innovative, life-saving medical device industry perfectly:

"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants." – Sir Isaac Newton, 1675

'In MedTech History' - The Human Genome

'In MedTech History' - The Human Genome

The year 2003 was historic for a number of reasons: the Iraq War, the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia and her crew, and the conclusion of the world's largest collaborative biological project: the Human Genome Project. The knowledge gained from this successful 13-year scientific endeavor has since ushered in an emerging era in genomics and precision medicine, making it possible to predict, diagnose, and treat diseases more precisely and personally than ever.