We recently had the 2019 Annual ACCOuNT meeting at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on June 21. ACCOuNT 2019 Annual Meeting.
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
Congratulations to the ACCOuNT team members who presented at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (ASCPT) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, from March 13-16, 2019.
ACCOuNT Principal Investigator Dr. Perera presented this week at the Annual Grantees Meeting for NIMHD-funded Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers on Health Disparities focused on Precision Medicine. Read about all of the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers focused on precision medicine here.
Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry and Innovation (iCubed): Health and Wellness in Aging Core has been awarded a 2018 ACCOunt Pilot Grant. For more information on their project click here.
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
ACCOuNT held its second annual meeting on July 13, 2018, at Northwestern University. Over 50 members of the ACCOuNT team from across participating sites, pilot programs, and advisory boards were in attendance. Check out our group photo below!
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
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Two projects were awarded $25,000 each to advance precision medicine among African Americans. Learn more here.