Handbook of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine release

Handbook of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine release


The Handbook of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine edited by Claudio Carini, Mark Fidock and Alain van Gool provides a comprehensive insight into biomarker discovery and development which has driven the new era of Precision Medicine. A wide variety of renowned experts from government, academia, teaching hospitals, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies share best practices, examples and exciting new developments.

The handbook aims to provide in-depth knowledge to research scientists, students and decision-makers engaged in Biomarker and Precision Medicine-centric drug development.


  • Detailed insights into biomarker discovery, validation and diagnostic development with implementation strategies;
  • Lessons-learned from successful Precision Medicine case studies;
  • A variety of exciting and emerging biomarker technologies;
  • The next frontiers and future challenges of biomarkers in Precision Medicine.

EATRIS Biomarker Platform members Andreas Scherer (FIMM, Helsinki), Laura Bermejo (IRYCIS, Spain) contributed with a chapter and Anton Ussi and Florence Bietrix prepared a piece on The Need for Global Collaboration in Translational Medicine.


  • Dr. Carini is Honorary Faculty at Kings’s College School of Medicine, London, UK;
  • Dr. Fidock is Vice President of Precision Medicine Laboratories at AstraZeneca, Cambridge, UK;
  • Prof.dr. van Gool is Head Translational Metabolic Laboratory at Radboud university medical school, Nijmegen, NL.

You can order a digital or hardcopy version here. Revenues will be donated to charities for new translational biomarker research.