ICTS Associate Director Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD featured speaker at the NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series.

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Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD

ICTS Associate Director Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD was the featured speaker at the July 8th NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series. She spoke about the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences Precision Health function, including efforts to integrate of genomic and electronic health record data, engage community and research participants through return of research results, and her own basic science research developing methods to quantify the functional effects of thousands of gene variants using deep mutational scans.

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CTSA Program In Action Goals
Goal 1: Train and Cultivate the Translational Science Workforce
Goal 2: Engage Patients and Communities in Every Phase of the Translational Process
Goal 3: Promote the Integration of Special and Underserved Populations in Translational Research Across the Human Lifespan
Goal 4: Innovate Processes to Increase the Quality and Efficiency of Translational Research, Particularly of Multisite Trials
Goal 5: Advance the Use of Cutting-Edge Informatics