Minnesota Precision Medicine Collaborative: Transforming health and advancing equity

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Minnesota Precision Medicine Collaborative (MPMC) is a transformative initiative to use 21st century technologies – including genomics, informatics, bioengineering, analysis of environmental exposures, and behavioral sciences – to tailor health care to the challenges facing individuals and their communities. This ambitious approach will fundamentally alter our understanding of health, disease prevention, and treatment. Core to this project is partnering across the state of Minnesota with citizens, patients, and healthcare providers to understand and effectively address major health problems.

MPMC will create a living laboratory, starting with demonstration projects on Alzheimer’s disease, lung cancer, and depression. All three are diseases whose incidence, burden, and mortality rates reveal disturbing health disparities. This focus will enable us to leverage University of Minnesota research strengths across many disciplines and to engage with partners in the health industry and Minnesota’s underserved communities. Together we will create affordable, mobile tools to speed research, better deliver health information, and advance health for all.

By investing in the development and delivery of precision medicine, the University of Minnesota will contribute to the national effort to transform science, medicine, and public health through more precise understanding of the factors contributing to health and disease. MPMC aims to make a unique contribution through collaborative research, cutting-edge innovation, responsible policy, and sustained commitment to improving health equitably across our communities.

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Genetic Counseling Medicine & Life Sciences
Precision Medicine Medicine & Life Sciences
Communication Medicine & Life Sciences
Phenotype Medicine & Life Sciences
Education Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

Projects 2017 2019

Grand Challenges Research Awards: Phase 1

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Project: Grand Challenges

Research Output 2016 2019

Genetic counseling supervisor strategies: An elaboration of the Reciprocal-Engagement Model of Supervision

Suguitan, M. D., Veach, P. M., LeRoy, B. S., Wherley, C. & Redlinger-Grosse, K. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 28, 3, p. 602-615 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Counseling
Students
Focus Groups
Observational Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Relieving the Bottleneck: An Investigation of Barriers to Expansion of Supervision Networks at Genetic Counseling Training Programs

Berg, J., Hoskovec, J., Hashmi, S. S., Veach, P. M., Ownby, A. & Singletary, C. N., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 27, 1, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Counseling
Education
Students
Workplace
Patient Care

The Journal of Genetic Counseling: Continuing to Add Value to the Profession

LeRoy, B. S. & Veach, P. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 27, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Genetic Counseling