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We’ve all known someone, a friend, a co-worker, a loved one — someone affected by aggressive diseases like cancer and heart failure. Although we’ve made key strides toward crucial treatments, these relentless conditions continue to devastate lives here in Missouri and around the globe. It’s time to do more.

Discovery Series

The NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series is a monthly seminar that provides learning opportunities for UM System faculty and staff across disciplines, the statewide community and our other partners. All are welcome to join the discussion to learn about the scope of precision health research and identify potential collaborative opportunities.

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What is Precision Health?

Precision health will develop interventions for individuals and populations to improve health outcomes. By basing medical approaches on individualized factors, such as genetics, environment and lifestyle — rather than using a traditional one-size-fits-all approach, precision health can improve diagnosis, treatment and patient care more than ever before.

Research & Solutions

Big Benefits

For Missouri, for Society, for the world

Dedicated to solving the world’s greatest health challenges, research through the University of Missouri’s NextGen Precision Health will provide major returns on investment through healthier communities, better educational opportunities for students, game-changing economic development and new precision health technologies for Missouri and beyond.

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Better Health

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Economic Development

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Research Growth

More Benefits

A System of Strengths

Mizzou, UMKC, Missouri S&T and UMSL each have unique research focuses and resources to contribute to the NextGen effort. We are investing in systemwide interconnectivity between researchers and clinicians at our four universities to build a network of precision health partnership that extends across the state and makes real impact on the nation and beyond.

Our Universities

World-class research spaces

Opening in the fall of 2021, the University of Missouri's NextGen Precision Health building will accelerate innovations in precision health care for Missourians and the world.

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NextGen Precision Health research building