The U.S. National Library of Medicine's Impact on Precision and Genomic Medicine [chapter]

Huan Mo, Joshua C. Denny
2022 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Precision medicine offers the potential to improve health through deeper understandings of the lifestyle, biological, and environmental influences on health. Under Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg's leadership, the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has developed the central reference resources for biomedical research and molecular laboratory medicine that enable precision medicine. The hosting and curation of biomedical knowledge repositories and data by NLM enable quality information reachable
more » ... r providers and researchers throughout the world. NLM has been supporting the innovation of electronic health record systems to implement computability and secondary use for biomedical research, producing the scale of linked health and molecular datasets necessary for precision medicine discovery.
doi:10.3233/shti210983 pmid:35102830 fatcat:rp32lsmnmbhnlkreelprfopoha