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June 3, 2016

Mayo Clinic to Be Home of National Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program Biobank

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank. The biobank will hold a research repository of biologic samples, known as biospecimens, for this longitudinal program that aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to better understand individual differences that contribute to health and disease to advance precision medicine.

Read the Mayo Clinic news release.

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