While advances have been made in the treatment of the rare blood cancer multiple myeloma, fundamental questions about how to optimize therapies for individual patients remain. The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation launched CureCloud, an initiative to gather detailed genomic and health data from thousands of patients to both bring a precision medicine approach to the treatment of multiple myeloma and fuel the development of new breakthroughs. We spoke to Michael Andreini, president and CEO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, about the CureCloud initiative, the patient data it is gathering, and the potential to transform the treatment of multiple myeloma with precision medicine.
Rarecast is a Global Genes podcast hosted by award-winning journalist Daniel Levine. It focuses on the intersection of rare disease with business, science, and policy.