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Dr. Raul Urrutia highlights MCW’s genomic science, precision medicine efforts for Rotary Club

UrrutiaRotary2018Raul Urrutia, MD, Director of MCW’s Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center, was the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Milwaukee’s Tuesday Speaker Series on June 12. Dr. Urrutia gave a presentation tiled, Precision Medicine: A Scientific Revolution in our Own Back Yard.was the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Milwaukee’s Tuesday Speaker Series on June 12. Dr. Urrutia gave a presentation tiled, Precision Medicine: A Scientific Revolution in our Own Back Yard.

Precision medicine offers the most modern advancements in predicting, diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases. By analyzing patients' DNA, environment and lifestyle, scientists are developing personalized therapies that save lives. Dr. Urrutia discussed how embracing this scientific revolution is transforming Wisconsin's biomedical landscape, bringing innovation to medical education, research, practice and community services.

View Dr. Urrutia’s PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

Each Tuesday the Rotary Club of Milwaukee brings together nearly 200 of Milwaukee’s business, professional, academic and community leaders at the War Memorial Center for lunch and to listen and learn about the key issues affecting our community. It’s the largest weekly gathering in the metro Milwaukee area. Guest speakers address the most current and important issues with local, national and global impact, from business to arts, politics, sports and more.