- By Karl W Oestreich
Mayo Clinic Response to President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative
ROCHESTER, Minn -- Acting Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Richard Weinshilboum M.D., says, "We are pleased and heartened that President Obama plans to increase federal funding for precision or individualized medicine, which Mayo Clinic views as integral to the future of health care. We eagerly await more details of the initiative and look forward to contributing however we can. The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine has been a leader in this field for many years and opened the world's first integrated, multidisciplinary Individualized Medicine Clinic for patients with rare or undiagnosed diseases and patients with cancers."
For more information about the Mayo Clinic Center For Individualized Medicine: http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/center-for-individualized-medicine/
MEDIA: To interview Dr. Weinshilboum contact Sam Smith or Karl Oestreich, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, [email protected].
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