NIH Funds Additional Medical Centers to Expand National Precision Medicine Research Program

On October 13th, 2016, four regional medical center groups were announced as having been added to the cohort of those funded by the NIH under the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. An exciting expansion in the world of personalized medicine efforts, the added groups will be supplied $5.5 million in total funding for recruitment and infrastructure purposes. The research initiative will "improve the ability to prevent and treat disease based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics." Please read more from the original press release below for further information