Harnessing and integrating the power of molecular technology to tailor healthcare is at the cutting edge of modern clinical medicine. This is known variously as personalised, precision or targeted medicine.

The Centre for Personalised Medicine is a partnership between the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and St Anne’s College. It was formed as a communication and engagement vehicle for students, academics, clinicians and the public to explore the benefits and challenges of personalised medicine. 




Welcome to new JRF Sara Pulit joins the Centre in July as its Junior Research Fellow, working to foster the ongoing relationship between the student body (pre-clinical, clinical and postgraduate) at St Anne’s College and the CPM.  

  Chief Medical Officer annual report 2016: Generation Genome is launched 

Professor Dame Sally Davies's eighth independent report to government as CMO, launched on 4 July, looks at how genomics can improve health and prevent ill-health. The report discusses the current state of genomic service provision in the NHS in England. It explores the potential of genomics to improve health and prevent ill-health.

It presents evidence and discourse around:

  • screening
  • diagnosing rare diseases
  • the use of genomics in personalised prevention

It highlights gaps in:

  • infrastructure
  • public engagement
  • organisation of research
  • provision of services

It makes recommendations to address these gaps and widen access to genomic services.

Professor Dame Sally Davies’s report is independent of government. Her recommendations are aimed at:

  • government
  • health system organisers
  • regulators
  • research and medical training bodies
  • healthcare professionals


Forthcoming Events

Mon 11 & Tue 12 September: Oxford IBD Masterclass 2017 

Wed 22 November: Annual Lecture by Clive Brown of Oxford Nanopore 

Mon 19 & Tue 20 June 2018: Resource Allocation, Ethics and the Market in Personalised Medicine conference with Ethox and HERC

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