Finding the Right Patient for Your Drug

A test to predict which patients will most likely benefit from a drug can greatly magnify its therapeutic efficacy. The development of that companion diagnostic should begin early and build on continuous exchange between test and drug developers. This codevelopment model has advantages and disadvantages, which may change precision medicine in the future.

Dr. Jan Trøst Jørgensen reflects on the present and future of companion diagnostics. (PDF, 481kb)