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PPMH Outreach Event – UNC Science Expo 2022

April 13, 2022

PPMH hosted a table at the UNC Science Expo on Saturday April 9, 2022. About 5,000 visitors attended the event, and many of them stopped by the PPMH table to make a DNA-themed bead bracelet and add their data to our population traits survey. We hope to see you at next year’s Science Expo!   … Continued

Manuscript accepted for publication!

March 15, 2022

Authors from the ABGS Community Research Board (CRB) and the PPMH research team collectively co-authored a paper, “Parental Guidance Suggested: Engaging Parents as Partners in Research Studies of Genomic Screening for a Pediatric Population” that was recently accepted for publication in a special issue of Frontiers in Genetics: DNA-Based Population Screening for Precision Public Health. … Continued

Pharmacogenomics Virtual Summit Series

January 25, 2021

The AMA (American Medical Association) and ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) are committed to exploring the potential of pharmacogenomics-based selection, dosing and monitoring of medications to improve health outcomes. To further clinicians’ understanding of this emerging area of medicine, the AMA and ASHP are developing an informative series of virtually convened and facilitated webinars … Continued

UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care announces pilot grant awardees

October 20, 2019

In October 2019, PPMH matched funds from the NC TraCS $5-$50K Pilot Program for four principal investigators in the UNC School of Medicine who proposed projects that would generate evidence for implementation of precision medicine approaches in the UNC Health Care System and beyond. Kelli Allen, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, … Continued

Well Said: The Precision Medicine Revolution

October 14, 2019

In this podcast episode, biostatistics professor Michael Kosorok explains what precision medicine is and how it could have a significant impact on human health.