Carvajal-Carmona lab members (Luis Carvajal-Carmona and Nicole Coggins) will particpate on the AACR panel on ‘Innovative Molecular Approaches and Models to Advance Precision Health Equity’

As part of the AACR Annual Meeting April 10-15, Luis Carvajal-Carmona, Ph.D. (Co-Chair) & Nicole Coggins, Ph.D will particpate in a discussion on Innovative Molecular Approaches and Models to Advance Precision Health Equity  – Wednesday, April 14, from 3:30 – 4 p.m. EDT.

In this session, nationally recognized scientists and emerging investigators will provide an update on the existing resources and methods that are being developed and applied to help minority populations access the benefits of precision health prevention and treatment. Precision medicine and cancer health disparity research are fields that have traditionally worked in silos. Recent efforts have been made by molecular- and population-based investigators to work together in the emerging field of precision health equity. To this end, the National Cancer Institute has fostered new initiatives to advance precision health equity by funding genomic studies and precision medicine centers that characterize tumors and models from minority patients.!/9325/session/1032