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MPMC Project Receives Grand Challenge Phase III Funding

MPMC’s new initiative, Toward Pharmacogenomics-Enabled Healthcare at Statewide Scale: Implementing Precision Medicine, is among the six interdisciplinary projects selected to receive the University's Grand Challenges Research Interdisciplinary Team Awards. MPMC will receive a two-year, $325,000 award to facilitate its project.

Is Minnesota Ready to Implement Pharmacogenomics?

MPMC researchers conducted a survey of pharmacists-in-charge at Minnesota health care systems in September 2018, in order to begin assessing the overall readiness of health organizations in Minnesota to implement pharmacogenomics clinically.

With Precision Medicine, Native American Tribe and University Researchers Hope to Reduce Lung Cancer Disparities

Scientists from the University of Minnesota are teaming up with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe (MLBO) in Onamia, Minnesota, to investigate aspects of lung cancer and nicotine metabolism from commercial tobacco that may be unique to the American Indian populations in Minnesota.

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