Our Mission

We are deeply committed to advancing our understanding of human genomics and harnessing this knowledge to improve health and well-being through precision medicine.

Our Mission:

The Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine became operational in 2018. Our mission is to catalyze research, clinical, and educational activities in human genomics and precision medicine; grow and nurture the UW human genomics and precision medicine community; and bring the benefits of precision medicine to all Wisconsinites.

We carry out our mission by:

  • Supporting bench to bedside research through collaborations, grants, and flagship projects
  • Implementing collaborative clinical initiatives in precision medicine
  • Strengthening research and clinical infrastructure
  • Recruiting faculty and specialists involved in human genomics and precision medicine
  • Educating the next generation of scientists and clinicians
  • Providing outreach and education to our local community and the state of Wisconsin
  • Connecting UW and Wisconsin to the global genomic medicine community