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Oxford is today named as a centre for excellence leading the drive to tailor more treatments to the needs of individual patients.

A Precision Medicine Catapult centre will be established in Oxford bringing together business and research to develop new products and services.

This project will be led by the Oxford Academic Health Science Network which will connect partners across the NHS, universities, research and industry with a particular focus on harnessing big data and developing new diagnostic tests. The aim is to accelerate the adoption of innovation in the NHS at pace and scale.

The announcement that Oxford will be one of six regional centres of excellence came from the Precision Medicine Catapult, funded by Innovate UK.

Read more (Oxford Academic Health Science Network website)

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