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NIH and FDA Officials Join UCSF Chancellor to Talk Precision Medicine

By | April 30, 2013

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, joined Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health, and Peggy Hamburg, MD, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to talk about precision medicine in the lead up to the OME Precision Medicine Summit at UCSF.

Listen to "Health Care Leaders Push for 'Precision Medicine'" on KQED

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The three appeared Tuesday on KQED's "Forum With Michael Krasny" radio show for an interview titled, "Health Care Leaders Push for 'Precision Medicine.'"

UC San Francisco is convening some of the world’s foremost thought leaders for a two-day summit on Thursday to chart the course of precision medicine, an emerging field aimed at revolutionizing health care. Desmond-Hellmann, Collins and Hamburg are among the 170 thinkers, creators and innovators from across many sectors to focus on activating the future of precision medicine.