Precision Medicine: A Revolution in Health

UCSF Steps Forward to Lead Advances in Precision Medicine

UC San Francisco convened 170 of the world’s foremost thinkers, creators and innovators last month at the OME Precision Medicine Summit to identify new approaches and spur action to make medicine more predictive, preventive and precise.

Now, the ideas generated at the summit in May are moving ahead across the University and the nation as part of many focused efforts to make precision medicine a reality.

MeForYou Campaign Rallies Public to Join Push for Precision Medicine

UC San Francisco is embarking on a public awareness campaign that focuses on how precision medicine can impact each person. What if you could ensure a healthier future for someone you love?

Supreme Court Rules That Human Genes Can’t Be Patented

UCSF's scientific community is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling, saying it reduces barriers to genetic testing and enables scientists to further genetic research and share data aimed ultimately at preventing and curing disease.

UCSF Joins Global Alliance for Genomic Health

UCSF has joined nearly 70 other health care, research and patient advocacy organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, in a global alliance to enable researchers and physicians around the world to share genomic and clinical data.

OME 2013 Yields Pilot Proposals to Advance Precision Medicine

More than 150 top leaders in government, science, technology, business and academia came together at UCSF in May to not just discuss precision medicine, but develop strategies for making it a reality within the next decade.

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OME Precision Medicine Summit

What is Precision Medicine?

At UCSF, we envision a future in which we will be able to cross-reference an individual's personal history and biology with patterns found worldwide and use that network of knowledge to pinpoint and deliver care that's preventive, targeted, timely and effective.

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What is OME?

UCSF is bringing nearly 150 select participants to harness the power of personal and cumulative health data to fundamentally shift the practice of medicine. Collectively, they will bring the wide range of expertise needed to make this happen, from big data to biotech, from economics to genomics.

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UCSF and Precision Medicine


NIH and FDA Officials Join UCSF Chancellor to Talk Precision Medicine
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Tech, Health, Policy, Finance Leaders Converge for Precision Medicine
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Mobile Technology to Help Predict, Prevent Heart Disease
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President Obama Unveils Brain Mapping Project
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Li Ka Shing Gift Supports UCSF Quest for Precision Medicine
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Cancer, Genetic Risks and Precision Medicine Highlighted at Showcase
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Personalized Medicine From Genomics, Bioinformatics Highlighted at Symposium
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Prostate Cancer Dream Team Gets $10 Million Grant to Tackle Advanced Disease
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Self-Tracking May Become Key Element of Personalized Medicine
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Value of Genomics and Personalized Medicine Is Wrongly Downplayed
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UCSF Chancellor Issues Call-To-Arms to Patient Advocates
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NAS Calls for Biomedical Knowledge Network for Precision Medicine
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