15 Jan Discovery Radio – Episode #21 – The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI)
Throughout medical history, countless diseases have been diagnosed, treated, and prevented over time. Unfortunately, far too many diseases have no known means for effectively treating them, much less preventing them from occurring in the first place. What we do know is that the need is great for finding a better understanding of what influences our genetics, as well as our environmental and lifestyle choices, have on diseases. But how? One solution being explored is Precision Medicine.
- Dr. Francis Collins – Director, The National Institutes of Health
- Dr. Ulrich Broeckel – Professor of Pediatrics and Chief, Section of Genomic Pediatrics, MCW
- Dr. Jeffery Whittle – MD, Internal Medicine at the Zablocki VA Medical Center, Professor at MCW
- Dr. Gilbert White – Executive VP for Research at Blood Center of Wisconsin, Professor at MCW