Dr. David B. Agus discusses how research is at the beginning of an exciting era how we rethink our approach to preventing, diagnosing and treating disease based on our genes and a personalized approach to health care and disease intervention. He talks about laws that protect patient genetic data and encourages patient “heroes” who donate their dna to participate in studies that will help current and future generation realize improved interventions and treatments for diseases like Cancer and Alzheimer’s and others.
The Rock Stars of Science is a Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® initiative. It is focused on recognizing the brilliant and dedicated men and women leading research today who have made significant contributions to health research. We also want to inspire the next generation of Rock Stars of Science to take up the battle against diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s that impact so many. Join us in standing behind scientists and raising our voices and awareness around establishing medical research as a national priority to help achieve our mission of going from “Cause to Cure in our TIme”.
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