Upcoming Events

  • PRECISION HEALTH @UNC Mini-symposium and Forum

      Join the UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Healthcare (PPMH) for Precision Health @UNC, a virtual mini-symposium on August 12th from 1:30 to 3:00pm. At these interactive events, you will engage in discussion with leading Precision Medicine researchers at UNC. August 12th presenters will include Rick Stouffer MD, Amber Cipriani PharmD, Billy Kim MD, … Continued

  • Human Nature: Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

    Event synopsis: Human Nature: Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion A breakthrough technique called CRISPR has given us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the door to curing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. Human Nature is a provocative exploration of CRISPR’s far-reaching implications, through the eyes of … Continued

  • UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH) announces pilot grant awardees

    The PPMH matched funds from the NC TraCS $5-$50K Pilot Program for six 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 system and beyond.

 


Past Events

 

  • Lunch and Learn | March 9 | 12p | Bondurant 2035

    Each month the Center for Genomics and Society and the Program for Precision Medicine in Healthcare partner to host a Lunch and Learn session. In these sessions, we view a video on genomics research and then discuss the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI).

  • Lunch and Learn | February 10 | 12p | Bondurant G100

    Sekar Kathiresan, M.D. is a physician-geneticist who is co-founder and chief executive officer of Verve Therapeutics. Verve is developing therapies to safely edit the adult genome and confer lifelong protection from cardiovascular disease. Prior to joining Verve in July 2019, he served as director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Genomic Medicine and was … Continued

  • Making Precision Medicine Socially Precise

    The UNC Center for Genomics and Society is hosting an event series called Genome.TV Dinners. These lunch-and-learn sessions are open to anyone who is interested, and each session will feature a viewing of the National Human Genome Research Institute Genome.TV channel and follow-up discussion led by a moderator.   Topic: Making Precision Medicine Socially Precise … Continued

  • Portrait of Callum MacRae

    Medicine Grand Rounds – Calum MacRae, MD, PhD

    January 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Calum MacRae, MD, PhD, is the Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Principal Faculty Member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and an Associate Member at … Continued