The University of Missouri (MU; Columbia, Mo.) is opening the Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health Building, which will anchor the NextGen Precision Health initiative on the MU campus in Columbia.

The initiative aims to accelerate innovations in precision health that improve health outcomes for Missourians and the world.

The nearly $214 million, 265,000-square-foot NextGen Precision Health Building will house research and clinical space focusing on cancer, vascular, and neurological diseases.

MU’s NextGen Precision Health Initiative will span across all four of its campuses.