Voscuris proudly partners with new centre for personalised medicine
Updated: Nov 12, 2019
At Voscuris, we focus on the patient and practitioner experience, and strive for improved and better-informed decision making. We are proud to be a partner organisation in the recently launched Centre for Personalised Medicine, Clinical Decision Making, and Patient safety.
Formally launched on 13th September 2018, the EU funded cross-border Centre for Personalised Medicine will improve clinical decision making and patient safety for dementia, diabetes, cardiovascular, acute kidney injury and emergency surgery.
Funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), the Centre for Personalised Medicine brings together 14 academic, healthcare provider and enterprise partner organisations, working together to deliver practical solutions to clinicians to ensure that patients recieve the right treatment at the right time. Personalised medicine moves away from the ‘one size, fits all’ approach, using state of the art, technology and computing, genomics testing and intelligence systems to deliver a more focused approach
Prof. Tony Bjourson, Professor of Genomics at Ulster University, Director of the Northern Ireland Centre for Stratified Medicine and Lead investigator of the Centre had this to say:
“The Centre for Personalised Medicine will bring personalised medicine approaches to five of the most prevalent disease areas to improve the care and treatment of patients in the Northern Ireland, the border region of Ireland and Western Scotland. This collaboration extends partnership working to key clinicians in the health sector ensuring that we address real world issues across the five disease areas.”
Welcoming the project Gina McIntyre, CEO of the Special EU Programmes Body, said:
“This project reflects one of the core objectives of the INTERREG VA Programme, to improve access to healthcare services for thousands of citizens. It has great potential as it will bring together a diverse range of cross-border partners to significantly improve clinical decision-making, and personalised treatment approaches, in the fight against five of the most common diseases.”
Match-funding for this project has been provided by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland. For more information about the centre for personalised medicine or their research visit: