ISTH 2019 Congress in Melbourne

Two ACCOuNT projects were presented at The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) 2019 Congress in Melbourne which took place July 6-10. Kaitlin Garofano, Ph.D. student at George Washington University in Molecular Medicine, presenting the “Platelet mRNA splicing landscape and its effect on platelet activity: An ACCOuNT consortium study” Minoli Perera, PharmD, Ph.D., presented the… Read More

Watch “How Genomics May Help You Receive A Better Prescription” From Taking Effective Action

In 2017, ACCOuNT awarded pilot project funds to Taking Effective Action, Inc., located in Bowie, Maryland, to increase knowledge and awareness of cardiovascular pharmacogenomics and precision medicine among African Americans in Washington, D.C., and Prince George’s County, Maryland. As a part of their pilot project, Taking Effective Action created a short video with content on… Read More

Striving for Genomic Justice

In an interview with Northwestern Research News, Dr. Minoli Perera discusses ACCOuNT’s role in achieving health equality and social justice. “If scientists and physicians leave minority populations behind in our push for precision medicine, the health disparities that already exist are compounded,” she says. “Social justice as it pertains to precision medicine is paramount if… Read More