National Academy of Medicine

A Proposed Approach for Implementing Genomics-Based Screening Programs for Healthy Adults

The central idea of early disease detection and treatment is essentially simple. However, the path to its succe
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Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now

Controlling or reducing the risk for cancer was a principal goal of the National Cancer Act, signed by President Nixon in 1971. Long before the human genome w
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The Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals

  Upon arriving in Kenya in 1987, I was a well-trained parasitologist who knew nothing about development, economics, p
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It’s Time to Harmonize Clinical Trial Site Standards

Climbing costs and lengthy time frames of clinical trials are significant bottlenecks in medical product development. Despite the fact that scientifi
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Alternatives to Antibiotics: Why and How

The antibiotic resistance problem is caused by the evolution and transfer of genes that confer resistance to medically important antibiotics into human pathogens
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Manufacturing Cell Therapies: The Paradigm Shift in Health Care of This Century

Recent advances in cell biology and genetic engineering have changed the way we think about medicine. Indeed, we are witne
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Respiratory Protection for Health Care Workers: Simplify Procedures and Improve Health

Health care professionals, including emergency response personnel, face unique occupational health and safety chall
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