'Precision medicine' project to analyze DNA from 1 million in U.S.

January 30, 2015 7:26 PM

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'Precision medicine' project to analyze DNA from 1 million in U.S.

U.S. 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 US 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 ...

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