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FREEDOM with CRISPR Conference

The Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine has teamed up with Caribou Biosciences to host the Faith-Based REsearch and Economic Development On Precision Medicine (FREEDOM) with CRISPR Conference. This two-day event will start on the evening of Wednesday November 1st with a welcoming dinner which will feature Dr. Jennifer Doudna, one of the leading founders of CRISPR gene editing technologies, followed by an all day session highlighting the single nucleotide disease Sickle Cell Disease as one of the main areas of focus for CRISPR gene targeting in hopes towards a cure. This day will include exploration of the Caribou Biosciences for all in attendance. A national cohort of faith-based leaders are expected to be in attendance. 

The Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine has teamed up with Caribou Biosciences to host the Faith-Based REsearch and Economic Development On Precision Medicine (FREEDOM) with CRISPR Conference. This two-day event will start on the evening of Wednesday November 1st with a welcoming dinner which will feature Dr. Jennifer Doudna, one of the leading founders of CRISPR gene editing technologies, followed by an all day session highlighting the single nucleotide disease Sickle Cell Disease as one of the main areas of focus for CRISPR gene targeting in hopes towards a cure. This day will include exploration of the Caribou Biosciences for all in attendance. A national cohort of faith-based leaders are expected to be in attendance. 

The FREEDOM Project invests in communities through health and science, using powerful linkages with the faith-based community to reach ethnic minority populations

The Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine Founder Michael Friend and Co-Founder Shakir Cannon propose a one billion dollar investment over the next ten years in hopes to resolve issues of trust and increase minority participation in research dramatically.

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Two Leading Advocates Propose a 1-Billion-Dollar Investment

 

Shakir Cannon and Michael Friend take the stage in Hollywood for a Deep Dive session on The Ethics of CRISPR hosted by NeueHouse in Los Angeles California

Precision Medicine and Personal Genetics: Promoting Conversations conference held at Harvard Medical School on May 25 - 26, 2017.

An event organized by the Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine (MCPM) and hosted by the Personal Genetics Education Project (pgEd) of the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School

 

The Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine Founder and CoFounder, Michael Friend and Shakir Cannon, participated at the CRISPRcon event held at the University of California Berkeley in August. Visit the http://crisprcon.org for more information about this one-of-a-kind event.

 
In November 2015 Dr. Jo Handelsman, former Associate Director of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, came to Baltimore, MD to brief Faith-Based leaders, such as Rev. Dr. Alfred C.D.Vaughn, about the emerging precision medicine ecosystem. This event was organized by the Health Ministries Network.

In November 2015 Dr. Jo Handelsman, former Associate Director of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, came to Baltimore, MD to brief Faith-Based leaders, such as Rev. Dr. Alfred C.D.Vaughn, about the emerging precision medicine ecosystem. This event was organized by the Health Ministries Network.

On May 19-20, 2016, over 40 representatives from healthcare, education, business, government, film/TV, and communities of faith came together in a one-of-a-kind meeting at Harvard Medical School. This two-day workshop was held by the Personal Genetics Education Project.

On May 19-20, 2016, over 40 representatives from healthcare, education, business, government, film/TV, and communities of faith came together in a one-of-a-kind meeting at Harvard Medical School. This two-day workshop was held by the Personal Genetics Education Project.