Mobile and Personal Technologies in Precision Medicine Workshop

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Mobile and Personal Technologies in Precision Medicine Workshop

Last week the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) hosted a public workshop on Mobile and Personal Technologies in Precision Medicine in Santa Clara, CA. Over the course of two days, speakers from across many sectors made the case that new and emerging technologies will push precision medicine forward by empowering…

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Do I Need Genetic Counseling and Testing for Melanoma?

The majority of melanomas are likely a combination of environmental and sporadic factors. However, approximately 10% of all melanomas are inherited. Could the Melanoma in My Family Be Hereditary? These factors increase the likelihood that melanoma is hereditary: Some family members have had two or more primary (distinct) melanomas. There are ≥ 2 family members on…

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