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Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor

Specialty: Genetics
NYC, New York
I am the founder of a Personalized Medicine practice (likely the first private practice of its kind). In addition I am the Clinical Genetics Fellow at Yale University until 2010. I also sit on the Informed Cohort Oversight Board for the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative. I am posting,... Full Bio
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23andMe grows up. Works to obtain 510k by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics 23andMe has agreed to comply with the laws of the country in which they operate. Congratulations. "At this time, we have suspended our health-related genetic ... Read on »
23andMe received the FDA CRL. Response letter. Cease and Desist to follow? by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Like I said .  They Blew Off Laws Ignored Age Old Research Protocols, like an IRB I was made fun of..... They Played nice with the FDA Then Blew Them ... Read on »
23andMe GATTACA children Patents, Google Master Race by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics (Sergey and Anne, divorced now) I have not posted in forever. Before I used to post on novel efforts for Personalized Medicine I thought would be ... Read on »
Coriell Spinoff Allows Biobanking of Patient Genomes! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Has anyone seen this cool idea ? Coriell Institute is spinning off a very cool idea.  Coriell and IBM will be collaborating to store patient genomes for cloud based a ... Read on »
2013 what predictions? Eh Sherpa by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Ok. I just put this here because I like Andrew Dice Clay. Here's my take. Let's look at what happened in 2012 and my predictions. Here's what I said 1. In regards to D ... Read on »
5 years later, Navigenics fulfills my prophecy by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics From August 24 2007 (5 years ago) Just wanted to give a shout out to David Hamilton from  Venture Beat  who wrote about  Navigenics  a while ago. To me whether 23andM ... Read on »
23andMe proves the Sherpa right and kisses the ring! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics In case you have been wondering where the Sherpa has been. Have a read. I have been following the DTCG and FDA closely and it appears, my theory and logic is correct! ... Read on »
What's the Sherpa Up To? by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I have decided to write an update to what the Sherpa is Up To. Why? Well, after 5 years of hard work, Lee Gutkind is about to publish a work of creative nonfiction . I a ... Read on »
Personalized Medicine, AML and Diaprognostics by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics When driving of flying with the kids, I hear "Are we there yet?" It has to be one of the most annoying things these little angels do. I had a wonderful patient. A fanta ... Read on »
Personalized Oncology? Congratulations, you have 20 different cancers! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Has anyone followed the literature on these companies that offer personalized genetic testing to customize oncologic treatments? In a recent study published in the NEJM  a t ... Read on »
Laying down the Gauntlet, Royalty Time! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics After having many discussions about this. First one in 2007 with Matt Tindall and others with a host of people, you know who you are! I am even more convinced as we ... Read on »
Family History Works in Cardiac Disease! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Thank God that Muin Khoury is blogging ! I would have totally missed this! When the CDC held a conference to evaluate Family History, they found "insufficient evide ... Read on »
The case for hippocratic oath in web health services by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Today I want to tell you why I think that health related applications on the internet should have not only some "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" but should also take ... Read on »
23andMe Buyer Beware, The Internet doesn't equal hippocrates by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Ok, ok. I am not gonna tell you I told you so. But, I did. Did anyone read my article in Nature Biotechnology ? Did ya?  Here is your freaking reality check. 23an ... Read on »
2011 Comes to a close. What we know about Personalized Medicine by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I wanted to write a wrap up of what we know in the last 4 years regarding personalized medicine 1. In regards to DTC Genetics, the FDA won't shut you down if you ... Read on »
Back again, 23andMe still $hits the bed with their reports by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics In case you haven't noticed. I dropped off the blog radar for a while. I had some growing to do of the practice and some streamlining. I read Daniel Vorhaus JD's post ... Read on »
Non-Clinician Misinterpretation of DTC Genetic testing by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Ok, In case you haven't all figured it out. Blogs are dead. Mine is too, sorta. I have less and less time to blog as my practice explodes. But there are some things tha ... Read on »
Coriell and OSU integrate GWAS into an EMR! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Ok, so enough with the acronyms..... I am back and will be blogging more often again. So for those who still lurked around, tell the others that the Howard Stern ... Read on »
Genetic test may refine PSA or it may not! by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I am going to read this article for the seventh time and get back to you this week. In case you missed it, the PR Firm hired by DeCode pumped out a presser (press release) ... Read on »
23andKari, what the 99 USD subsidy means for Personal Genomics by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Yes, Yes..... Everyones' little heart is a-twitter for the subisdized cost of 23andSerge, now to be known as 23andKari (will tell you why soon) a whopping 99 USD. ... Read on »