Obama seeks $215 million for precision medicine

On January 30, 2015, Meg Tirrell and Cara Caruso of CNBC reported that President “Obama will dedicate $215 million in his budget request to the [‘precision medicine initiative’], which will seek to broaden medicine’s understanding of the molecular underpinnings of cancer, compile comprehensive health information on at least a million American volunteers, and improve data sharing across government, academia and the private sector.” To learn more, click here.

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