IU Grand Challenge

IU Precision Health Challenge Makes Progress

Jul 31, 2018
Dr. Jay Hess is the Indiana University School of Medicine dean. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

Indiana University’s 2016 Grand Challenge aims to advance precision medicine. The precision health challenge seeks to advance treatment and cures for diseases common in Indiana such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

The first round of projects to tackle Indiana’s opioid epidemic through Indiana University’s Grand Challenge were announced this week. One effort seeks to create a more comprehensive data picture.