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Want Precision Medicine? Share Your Data

Kathy Giusti, member of the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Working Group, writes a commentary in Forbes noting the need for a cultural shift to enable universal open data sharing in order to realize the full potential of precision medicine.

May 11, 2015

Type: News

Senate Hearing: Continuing America’s Leadership: Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine for Patients

May 05, 2015

NIH Director’s Testimony pdf | 89.93 KB

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Type: Events , Director's Corner

The Precision Medicine Initiative: A New National Effort

In a viewpoint commentary in JAMA, Dr. Euan Ashley outlines the need for a national effort on precision medicine.

Apr 30, 2015

Type: News

Personalized Medicine: Time for One-Person Trials

A commentary in Nature examines a new way of carrying out clinical trials through the lens of precision medicine.

Apr 29, 2015

Type: News

Public Workshop on Unique Scientific Opportunities for the National Research Cohort

Apr 28, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015

Venue: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

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Type: Events

Precision Medicine: Working Toward Custom-Fitted Cures

U.S. News and World Report examines how the Precision Medicine Initiative could fundamentally change the way we practice medicine and treat disease.

Apr 28, 2015

Type: News

Michigan Child Trials Target Genetic Roots of Cancers

The Detroit News reports on how researchers at a Michigan children’s hospital are using precision medicine to develop treatments for pediatric cancers.

Apr 14, 2015

Type: News

Your Genes May be Key in Cancer Fight

The Detroit Free Press reports on a Michigan man that is cancer free thanks to a repurposed drug that stopped the progression of his disease.

Apr 08, 2015

Type: News

It Takes Two to Tango: Combine Diagnostics and Drugs for Precision Medicine

In a Forbes commentary, Reenita Das writes about advancing precision medicine through companion diagnostics.

Apr 08, 2015

Type: News

NIH forms team of experts to chart course for the President's Precision Medicine Initiative research network

Working Group to host public meetings, seek public input into the design of the Initiative.

Mar 30, 2015

Type: Announcements

NIH Plots Million-Person Megastudy

Science reports on the first Precision Medicine Initiative workshop, convened to set the course for NIH’s efforts in precision medicine, including building a long-term research study of over 1 million Americans.

Feb 20, 2015

Type: News