In what promises to be a massive huge data initiative, the White House yesterday declared a series of government actions and private-sector commitments to improve the tailor medical care to individual sufferers.
Through what President Obama is calling the Precision Medicine Initiative, the administration is tasking the National Institutes of Health with awarding grants to establish a vast database of volunteer sufferers that researchers could utilize to evaluate distinctive factors like genetics, health history and lifestyle and develop novel treatment accesses.
“This is an extraordinarily exciting period for medicine and the biological sciences, and a lot of this traces back to the work that was done in mapping out the human genome, which was an huge endeavor,” Obama claimed in remarks during a panel discussion at the White House.
“And at the time, it was highly costly for us to do that,” he stated. “With the advance of computers, big data, we are now analyzing a rapid acceleration in making that procedure cheaper. It is spurring on a entire new set of understandings about how infectios operate and how the human body — how cells operate, how areas such as cancer indiicate that each cancer may be distinctive, even if it is in the similar organ.”
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