NIH Director Talked about President Obama’s ‘Precision Medicine' Program at the Future of Genomic Medicine Conference

March 7, 2015 1:20 AM

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  NIH Director Talked about President Obama’s ‘Precision Medicine' Program at the Future of Genomic Medicine Conference

In a meeting at the Future of Genomic Medicine conference in La Jolla, California not long from now, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Francis S. Collins, said that in President Barack Obama’s $215 million ‘precision medicine’ program, one of the most punctual assignments will be to figure out how to gather information from a hodgepodge of existing studies.

As per him, the system will accumulate heaps of health data and hereditary information on more than 1 million Americans keeping in mind the end goal to create targeted medications.

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