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What’s All the Fuss About Precision Medicine?

Written By: Jason Shafrin - Aug• 25•17

That’s the title of my article released today in U.S. News and World Report.  Here is an excerpt.

A number of health care industry leaders are making big bets that the future of health care lies in precision medicine. This July, Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg donated $10 million to the University of California-San Francisco’s precision medicine lab. Back in 2016, President Obama launched the Precision Medicine Institute with a $215 million investment from the federal government. In addition, the All of Us program is a National Institute of Health-funded initiative to collect genetic and environmental information to create precision medicines.

All of this money flowing into precision medicine may leave you with only one question left to answer: What is precision medicine?

The rest of the article answers this question. Do read the whole thing.


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