Michelle Ng was born and raised in Boston and is now a rising sophomore at Harvard College. While undeclared at school, she brings her interests in journalism, storytelling and visual art to The Jackson Laboratory’s Summer Student Program in 2015. Michelle is spending her time at JAX focused on writing, social media, marketing and video production within Strategic Communications and JAX Creative.
During his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama announced the launch of his Precision Medicine Initiative, which calls for $215 million in funding for research that will revolutionize medical treatment in the United States.
While personalized medicine is an emerging field, the logic behind it is nothing new.