Obama Proposes Tailor-made Medical Treatment for All

January 31, 2015 10:19 AM

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Obama Proposes Tailor-made Medical Treatment for All

President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in medical research that tailors treatment to an individual's genes, moving away from one-size-fits-all care.

Obama wants $215 million for what he's calling a precision medicine initiative. The ambitious goal: Scientists will assemble databases of about a million volunteers to study their genetics - and other factors such as their environments and the microbes that live in their bodies - to learn how to ind...

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