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UCSF Experts to Share Latest at 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference

By Lisa Cisneros | | January 17, 2020

UCSF Experts to Share Latest at 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference

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Leading UC San Francisco experts will take the stage next week at Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), where they will present their pioneering work spanning the spectrum from fundamental discovery to health care delivery and economics.
The 31 UCSF speakers are among the foremost leaders who will share the latest in innovative technologies, research initiatives and clinical care developments that enable the translation of precision medicine into direct improvements in patient care.

Established in 2009, PMWC highlights a wide-ranging diversity of precision medicine approaches, projects, partnerships and their impact. Topics for this year’s conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center include AI, data science, clinical diagnostics, genomics, advanced medical imaging, precision oncology and immunotherapies that are designed to make patient care more precise, predictive and personal.

This year, two UCSF-affiliated precision medicine visionaries will be lauded for their efforts at the opening reception on Jan. 21 in Genentech Hall at UCSF Mission Bay. They are:

Precision Medicion UCSF Cancer Laura Van ʻt Veer

The Vision of Precision Medicine

Keith Yamamoto, PhD, director of UCSF Precision Medicine and vice chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, is leading UCSF’s efforts in this burgeoning and broad field and at the PMWC.