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Journal of Clinical Bioinformatics

, 1:14

First Online: 13 May 2011Received: 02 March 2011Accepted: 13 May 2011DOI: 10.1186-2043-9113-1-14

Cite this article as: Marko-Varga, G. J Clin Bioinform 2011 1: 14. doi:10.1186-2043-9113-1-14


The ever increasing social cost that society pays for illness and disease are currently steadily increasing in many countries in the world today. These changes in society becomes a major financial burden that activates politicians and health care organizations in order to find new solutions. Biobanks are becoming the new powerful modality within the field of modern Life Science, that is expected to be important in the proactive awareness of patient health status. Biobanks are also expected to promote the developments of targeted treatments with personalized indicator assays, for effective use of Personalized Medicine treatments in the near future.

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Author: György Marko-Varga


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