Slim Initiative for Genomic Medicine

Reinforce and accelerate genomic research in Mexico

36 researches trained in the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

14 Mexican academic and research institutes integrated in a single network

9,978 people attending to workshops and conferences


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THIS INITIATIVE aims to reinforce and accelerate genomics research capacity in Mexico.

 

To reach this objective we have established a partnership with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University and the National Institute of Genomic Medicine of Mexico.

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The initiative is based on four pillars:

The initiative is based on four pillars:

1. PROMOTING AND FINANCING genetic basis research of certain diseases -such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and various types of cancer- in order to generate preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic elements available to the entire population.

2. HUMAN RESOURCES CUTTING-EDGE TRAINING through an exchange program for young Mexican researchers.

3. INTEGRATION OF A NATIONAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY NETWORK of genomic medicine researchers.

4. TRAINING ACADEMIC STAFF expert in genomics, able to train new generations of health professionals in Mexico.



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