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For Precision Medicine and Genomic-based Diagnostics: 2016 Approval of $55 Million for Research on Genetic Links to Disease

Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN

Obama Administration Awards $55 Million for Research on Genetic Links to Disease

Millions of Americans to be studied, with goal to develop more precise drugs, medical treatments

Updated July 6, 2016 10:14 p.m. ET

“The precision-medicine cohort will be unique and transformative,” said Francis S. Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health and a prime mover in the national endeavor. The database “will represent the rich diversity of America,” said Dr. Collins in a news call from the White House. Half the database will consist of veterans whose genomic makeups already are being assembled in a project of the Department of Veterans Affairs.



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