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Emergence of Precision Medicine: Role of Public Health
- National Academy of Sciences Report: Toward precision medicine: building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease
- OME 2013 Conference: NIH and FDA officials join UCSF chancellor to talk precision medicine
- OME 2013 yields pilot proposals to advance precision medicine- Two-day summit brought top minds together to tackle implementation challenges
- Preparing for precision medicine
Reza Mirnezami et al N Engl J Med 2012; 366:489-491
- CDC Blog: The public health approach to genetic testing in the 21st century: Saving lives and saving unnecessary healthcare costs
- CDC Paper: A population perspective to precision medicine.
Khoury MJ, Gwinn ML, Glasgow RE, et al. Am J Prev Med 2012 Jun;42(6):639-45.
- PHG Foundation 15th anniversary video: Public health perspective more important than ever