Article Abstract

Laboratory and precision medicine: the reasons for the birth of a new journal

Authors: Giuseppe Lippi, Martina Montagnana


According to the US National Instate of Health (NIH) precision medicine (virtually equivalent to the concepts of personalized or person-centred medicine) can be actually defined as “an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention, which takes into account the individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person” (1).