President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), first unveiled at his January 2015 State of the Union address, took another major step forward on Feb. 25 at the White House PMI Summit. Held in the White House’s south court auditorium and webcast live, the event included the announcement of initial steps based on recommendations offered just 5 months ago by a PMI working group.
When a computer error nearly killed a child at UCSF, Dr. Robert Wachter decided to explore the pitfalls and promise of health care IT. There was not an empty chair in Lipsett Amphitheater during his recent CC Great Teachers Grand Rounds.
The NEI-led Bldg. 49 Central Animal Facility established a program for employing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) 10 years ago and now employs 5 people with IDD. In 2015, the facility’s management team published an article about the program."
Construction began on Mar. 1 for an industrial water storage system and a thermal energy storage system—both on the south side of campus—that will greatly increase the efficiency and reliability of the NIH Central Utility Plant (CUP).