President Barack Obama proposed the Precision Medicine Initiative. It has a $215 million investment in the President’s 2016 Budget. This initiative focuses on the making major advances in personalized medicine. This means tailoring the treatments based on specific characteristics of individuals, such as a person’s genetic makeup, or the genetic profile of an individual’s tumor. Links to articles commenting on the Initiative: US Health News, US News, The Guardian, Personalized Medicine Bulletin. The link to Obama’s 2006/2007 Genomics and Personalized Medicine Act.

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