Partners HealthCare Personalized Medicine
Partners HealthCare Personalized Medicine was launched in 2001 as the Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics. Its name was changed in 2008 to The Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine (PCPGM) and more recently took on its new name.
Its purposes, from its founding, have been to promote genetics and genomics in research and clinical medicine and to help realize the promise of personalized medicine by accelerating the integration of genetic knowledge into clinical care.
Partners Personalized Medicine is accomplishing its mission by supporting and facilitating:
- Important discoveries in the genomics era that will enable advancing the knowledge of how genetics affects human health and disease.
- The advancement of the practice of medicine to a more genetics/genomics-based approach.
- The training of future generations of physicians and scientists in genetics and genomics.
- The education of practicing clinicians, investigators, health care professionals, patients and the general public through the development of educational programs, materials and supportive infrastructure.
Partners Personalized Medicine
The Laboratory for Molecular Medicine offers more than 100 genetic tests.
Innovation and Leadership
Partners leadership is dedicated to developing new and improved methods of care delivery, treatments, and cutting-edge research.