The focus to to bring biomedical research benefits and information to patients...and of course working more with understanding genomics...BD
In a statement announcing the award, Scripps said Thursday that STSI is the only Southern California winner of the grant to date in Southern California.
The science institute seeks to meld the clinical expertise of Scripps Health and its hospitals with the biomedical prowess of The Scripps Research Institute. The institute is putting special emphasis on the fields of genomics, stem cells and wireless technology, Eric Topol, director of the institute, said.
Topol is a noted cardiologist and influential reseacher. He was hired by Scripps in 2006 to head its program in genomics, the study of genes and their function.