White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit - Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

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MMRF Founder Invited to Participate at White House
Precision Medicine Initiative Summit

MMRF Founder, Kathy Giusti, and a member of the White House Precision Medicine Working Group, was honored to be invited to the White House Precision Medicine Summit on February 25th, 2016. President Obama addressed a small group of attendees and emphasized the Administration’s continued commitment to precision medicine. As part of the Summit, the MMRF was recognized as a “commitment maker” to precision medicine for its new initiative – the MMRF Patient Journey Initiative – a national education campaign that will educate patients on the critical steps in the patient journey.

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Precision Medicine for All

by Kathy Giusti

“It was an incredible honor to be at the White House today when President Obama announced several milestones reached in Precision Medicine Initiative’s first year. I could not be more proud to represent the cancer community as so many committed individuals come together to advance this groundbreaking program.” Read more

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Obama Administration Announces Key Actions to Accelerate Precision Medicine Initiative

A year ago the President announced the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative to accelerate a new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person. The MMRF is one of 40 private sector organizations chosen to be highlighted by the White House for making a commitment that will accelerate precision medicine, in alignment with the key principles of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Read more

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Forbes: “Obama Is Using The Bully Pulpit To Set Patient Data Free” READ MORE

Forbes: “Five Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Precision Medicine Initiative” by Kathy Giusti READ MORE

Government Technology: MMRF Founder Kathy Giusti quoted as part of an exclusive pre-summit interview with Dr. John Holdren (Scientific Advisor to the President) and Dr. Francis Collins (NIH Director). READ MORE