Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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The Center for Personalized Medicine (CPM) is part of the Division of Genomic Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and includes physicians, scientists, genetic counselors and staff who are internationally recognized for their expertise in genomics, clinical genetics, bioinformatics and molecular diagnostics. CPM is committed to using genetic information to make personalized treatment possible. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, personalized medicine sets the stage for discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease in individuals. The Center for Personalized Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles also conducts leading-edge research focused on making diagnoses more precise, increase therapy effectiveness, and improve clinical outcomes for each patient. The team is committed to discovering the human genome’s potential to guide preventive medicine, targeted therapies and personalized health care for the benefit of generations to come. Every day, these professionals work to realize the potential of personalized medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The ability to provide complete genomic information for every child can be used to develop personalized, lifelong health plans. The research being conducted within the scope of personalized medicine at CHLA crosses divisions and disorders.