AMP 2014 Annual Meeting

and 20th Anniversary Celebration
November 12-15, 2014
Realizing the Dream of Precision Medicine
With special address by Dr. Francis Collins, November 12, 2014

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November 12, 2014

Special Address by Dr. Francis Collins
November 12, 2014

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(Just outside Washington, DC)

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AMP 2014 Annual meeting - Realizing the Dream of Precision Medicine

AMP 20th Anniversary Special Address by Dr. Francis S. Collins





Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Time: 6:15pm - 7:30pm


Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Room: TBA





Please Note: This event is open to all registered AMP 2014 Annual Meeting attendees.








Event Description: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis S. Collins, a leader in the advancement of molecular medicine and AMP's first Award for Excellence recipient, will address AMP meeting attendees on Wednesday, November 12. Dr. Collins will help AMP celebrate the significant progress made in genomic medicine over the past 20 years. He will also provide an overview of NIH's current and future research initiatives, with particular emphasis on molecular diagnostics. Don't miss this Special Address as we kick off the AMP 20th Anniversary Celebration!

  Biosketch: Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, is the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In that role he oversees the work of the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research.

Dr. Collins is a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project, which culminated in April 2003 with the completion of a finished sequence of the human DNA instruction book. He served as director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH from 1993-2008.

Before coming to the NIH, Dr. Collins was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Michigan. He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2007, and received the National Medal of Science in 2009.