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    DNA Day Outreach grant funded

    North Carolina DNA Day is an outreach event where scientists from NC’s leading research universities and institutions visit over 100 high schools statewide to present interactive, hands-on lessons about genetics, genomics, biotechnology, and the role of science in public health. In addition, scientist ambassadors discuss their own ongoing research with students and share exciting career … Continued

  • PPMH Hosts Career Explorations in Genomic Medicine Research program

    PPMH is offering a summer program encouraging diverse undergraduate students to explore the breadth of careers in genomic medicine research. Students will have the opportunity to attend conversations with professionals working in clinical care, basic science research, informatics, and ELSI (ethical, legal, and social issues). The conversations will be recorded and released as a podcast … Continued

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

    In February 2020, 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.

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

    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


Upcoming Events

  • 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

 


Past Events

 

  • PRECISION HEALTH @UNC Mini-symposium and Forum | August 12 | 1:30pm

      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

  • 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). When: March 9, 2020 12:00-1:00pm Where: Bondurant 2035

  • 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

  • Lunch and Learn | January 13 | 12p | Bondurant 2025

    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