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Giving the future of healthcare a boost


Current healthcare trends would be witnessing more changes (or disruptions) as the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) takes effect worldwide.

The looming 4IR will see AI (Artificial Intelligence) playing a major role in providing more efficient healthcare services.

At Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), researchers at the Institute for Molecular Medicine (INFORMM) have been ‘tinkering’ with biotechnology and genetic engineering, synergising the two in looking for solutions to healthcare and wellness issues. Genetic ‘editing’ is poised to be utilised for greater effect in enhancing the standards of health and wellbeing in communities.

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