Mizzou Engineering faculty plays a role in NextGen Precision Health, an initiative to expand collaboration in personalized health care and the translation of interdisciplinary research for the benefit of society.
The Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health building at Mizzou anchors this statewide initiative, which unites government and industry leaders with innovators from across the system’s four research universities in pursuit of life-changing precision health advancements.
The NextGen building is a $220.8 million cutting-edge research facility dedicated to solving our most pressing health concerns. This space serves as a collaborative nexus for activity focused on speeding the path to new treatments and making them accessible to people in need. The 265,000-square-foot complex includes multidisciplinary laboratory space, clean rooms for tissue engineering and device fabrication, educational resources and state-of-the art equipment.
Mizzou Engineering faculty will provide biomedical, biological, bioinformatics and computational expertise, as well as support informatics and data analytics to help translate crucial lab research into life-changing interventions, medicines, technologies and treatments specifically designed to improve individual health.