Precision Medicine Vision

Precision medicine is medical diagnosis, prevention and treatment based on an individual’s variation in genes, environment, and lifestyle. Knowledge of an individual’s personal genome allows us to make informed decisions about the best medical care available, for that person. From fundamental discoveries to the clinic, Columbia... Read more

Advances in Precision Medicine: Genetics

Location: 
CUMC - Alumni Auditorium

 

The Columbia Precision Medicine Initiative's inaugural conference will be held on April 28, 2017 in Alumni Auditorium (630 West 168th) Street. At our conference, you will hear about cutting-edge genetics research from international leaders in the field whose research advances the basic science of genetics, and impacts the application of genetics to the understanding and treatment of human genetic disease. 

Register here.

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Ophthalmology is a promising specialty for implementing Precision Medicine because of the eye’s amenability to intervention and the significant human and economic burdens it incurs.