What is Precision Medicine?


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Today we’re talking about Precision Medicine with Anil Bajnath, MD, MBA, MIfHI, CEO and Founder of The Institute for Human Optimization and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The NIH describes Precision Medicine as "an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person." Dr. Bajnath is conventionally trained in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine Throughout the span of a decade, he has cultivated extensive first-hand experience in Precision, Integrative, Functional and Genomic Medicine. And he’s paying it forward by teaching Precision Medicine to grad students in GW’s Integrative Medicine Programs. ◘ Related Content NIH: What is the Precision Medicine Initiative? https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/precisionmedicine/initiative Sung Symposium: Next Generation Health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xlf3jhJNBDk&feature=emb_logo Health IT Analytics: What Are Precision Medicine and Personalized Medicine? https://healthitanalytics.com/features/what-are-precision-medicine-and-personalized-medicine Who Will Benefit From Precision Medicine https://www.ucsf.edu/magazine/benefit-precision-medicine ◘ Transcript https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/transcript-what-precision-medicine-integrative-medicine-and-health/?published=t ◘ This podcast features the song “Follow Your Dreams” (freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Ho…ur_Dreams_1918) by Scott Holmes, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial (01https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) license. ◘ Disclaimer: The content and information shared in GW Integrative Medicine is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in GW Integrative Medicine represent the opinions of the host(s) and their guest(s). For medical advice, diagnosis, and/or treatment, please consult a medical professional.

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