Member Type: Research & Educational Institutions
The Duke Center for Personalized Health Care at Duke University focuses the resources of academic medicine toward developing the practical tools and expertise needed to bring personalized care into clinical application. To achieve its goals, the Center conducts and stimulates research in clinical applications of personalized health care in an ethical manner which will be of greatest benefit to patients. Additionally, the Center functions as a think tank for students, clinicians, researchers, patients, scholars, policymakers, administrators, payers and other key health care stakeholders to contribute to and learn about significant prospective health care issues and to publish relevant information. The Center’s dual role as a translational medicine propagator and a think tank function in unison to help transfer the practice of medicine to a personalized, predictive, preventative and participatory model and thereby improve the health of the nation.