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Spring 2022 Speaker Series Concludes

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And that’s a wrap! The IPM Spring 2022 Speaker Series officially concluded last Wednesday, May 18th, with a lecture given by our own Mylynda Massart, MD, PhD. Dr. Massart’s talk, entitled, “Advances in the Clinical Implementation of Precision Medicine Beyond Oncology:  The Story of the Primary Care Precision Medicine Clinic at UPMC.”  This spring, nearly…

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IPM, with Pitt and UPMC Faculty, Attending PMWC 2022

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In just a few short weeks, IPM will join thousands of scientists, physicians, business executives, and administrators from around the world at the Precision Medicine World Conference 2022 Silicon Valley Meeting. Since the conclusion of the 2021 PMWC International East Meeting, IPM has continued to advance Precision Medicine throughout Western Pennsylvania and the UPMC ecosystem.  It is…

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UPMC Primary Care Precision Medicine Clinic

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Precision Medicine is a difficult to implement in the clinic, because it changes how healthcare is practiced. Over the past several years, though, Dr. Mylynda Massart and her colleagues in the UPMC Department of Family Medicine have done exactly that. Recently, Dr. Massart published a short paper describing the formation and operation of the Primary…

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Funding Announcement: the Precision Medicine Implementation Program (PreMIP)

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Key dates: Pre-application deadline: April 30th 2022 Invitations for full application: May 31st 2022 Full application deadline: July 15th 2022 Anticipated date of funding decision: August 31st 2022 Start of funding: October 1st 2022 End of funding period: September 30th 2025 *** The Precision Medicine Implementation Program (PreMIP), from the Institute for Precision Medicine, offers…

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IPM Monthly Speaker Series – Philip E. Empey, PharmD, PhD – January 19th, 2022

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The Institute for Precision Medicine hosts a monthly lecture series to highlight advances in Precision Medicine research and in Personalized Care – not only within Pitt and UPMC, but across the United States. The first IPM lecture of 2022 will be delivered by Philip E. Empey, PharmD, PhD. — Precision Prescribing through Pharmacogenomics Implementation and Pre-Emptive Testing Increasingly, it is…

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IPM FACULTY AWARDED MAJOR NIH CONTRACT

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Over the next five years, faculty at Pitt, UPMC, and Carnegie Mellon will engage in a most ambitious undertaking:  a deep dive into the biology of how cells become senescent, and how senescent cells affect the body’s tissues, organs, and systems as we age. It’s widely known that the number of senescent cells in the body…

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IPM Monthly Speaker Series – Heidi Rehm, PhD, November 17th, 2021

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The Institute for Precision Medicine hosts a monthly lecture series to highlight advances in Precision Medicine research and in Personalized Care – not only within Pitt and UPMC, but across the United States. The third IPM lecture for the Fall 2021 semester will be delivered by Heidi Rehm, PhD, Chief Genomics Officer at Massachusetts General Hospital. —…

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IPM Monthly Speaker Series- Elaine Mardis, PhD, October 13th, 2021

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The Institute for Precision Medicine hosts a monthly lecture series to highlight advances in Precision Medicine research – not only at Pitt/UPMC but across the United States. The second IPM lecture for the Fall 2021 semester will be given by Elaine Mardis, Ph.D., co-Executive Director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital at the…

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IPM Monthly Speaker Series- Stephanie Devaney, PhD, September 15th, 2021

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The first IPM lecture of the Fall 2021 semester “All of Us Research Program: Current Status and Future Opportunities” will be given by Stephanie Devaney, PhD, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the All of Us Research Program on September 15th at 4:00pm. This is a virtual webinar. As COO of All of Us, Dr. Devaney oversees all operations to…

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Invitation: Upcoming Precision Medicine Events in Pittsburgh, September 22-24, 2021

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The Institute for Precision Medicine is hosting the 20th international Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) meeting at the Wyndham Grand Downtown, September 23-24th, 2021. PMWC 2021 East will bring to the city many of the leading minds in Precision Medicine – both in industry and academia. This is the perfect chance to glimpse the future…

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