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18th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum Blog » Cold Chain Trends

Tackling the Personalized Medicine Supply Chain

By: Elizabeth Mixson
06/14/2019

The Mayo clinic defines personalized medicine as “individualized, precision or personalized medicine provides a genomic blueprint to determine each person's unique disease susceptibility, define preventive measures and enable targeted therapies to promote wellness. (1)”. In short, the tailoring of medical treatment to the individual characteristics of each patient. As a result, the rise of personalized medicine is expected to (2):

5 Factors Shaping the Future of Life Sciences Temperature Controlled Logistics

By: Elizabeth Mixson
06/07/2019

Numerous factors such as the surge of retiring baby boomers, increased demand for workers with complex skill sets, and changing labor demands have resulted in an unprecedented, cross-industry talent acquisition crisis. Unless we as a society completely rethink the way we work, this shortage of skilled talent is only expected to intensify over the next few decades. Furthermore, this war for talent could disproportionately impact the life sciences supply chain sector.  Currently, the demand to supply ratio of jobs to qualified individuals in the