Indiana University’s Precision Health Initiative has ambitious plans for breakthrough cancer treatments using genomics and big data, and it seeks leaders to help win the fight.
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Physician-scientist appointed leader of chemical biology, biotherapeutics for IU Precision Health Grand Challenge
Michael A. Weiss, MD, PhD, MBA, has been chosen to fill the dual role of leader of chemical biology and biotherapeutics for the Indiana University Precision Health Initiative and chair of the IU School of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Indiana University Precision Health Initiative leader Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, was interviewed by WNDU 16 journalist Maureen McFadden about how IU scientists and physicians are using precision medicine to successfully treat patients with cancer.
Bioinformatics researcher appointed leader of data sciences, informatics for IU Precision Health Grand Challenge
Kun Huang, PhD, an internationally recognized scientific and academic leader in bioinformatics and computing, has been named the director of data sciences and informatics for Indiana University’s first Grand Challenge initiative, Precision Health.
One of the largest gifts ever to the Indiana University School of Medicine will enable researchers to harness the power of the immune system to cure cancer and other devastating diseases -- propelling Indiana’s standing as an engine for biomedical discovery and innovation.
Carmel Egan, PhD, a top project management and product development executive at Eli Lilly and Co., has joined the Indiana University School of Medicine as project leader of IU's Precision Health Initiative.
Indiana University has announced that the Precision Health Initiative, a research initiative focused on patient-centered precision medicine therapies, is the first recipient of funding under the university’s new $300 million Grand Challenges Program.