The Personalization of Medicine

Targeted therapeutic regimes offer hope to those facing life-threatening diseases.

Amylynne Santiago Volker escorts her son, Nic Santiago Volker, into surgery at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee on June 20, 2013. Her son developed a crippling disease as a toddler that ravaged his digestive tract.

Amylynne Santiago Volker escorts her son, Nic Santiago Volker, into surgery at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee on June 20, 2013. Her son developed a crippling disease as a toddler that ravaged his digestive tract.

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Meanwhile, for Betty Lane, Nic Santiago Volker, Lucas Wartman and Caitlin O'Hara, the era of personalized medicine is now. And the concept has already proved its worth.



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