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June 7, 2017

‘All of Us’ Precision Medicine Initiative Begins Enrolling Beta Testers

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

Healthcare Informatics – The National Institutes of Health’s precision medicine initiative, All of Ushas begun enrolling beta testers, according to the program’s director, Eric Dishman.

In July 2016 the research program assembled a consortium of universities, medical centers, and technology companies to enroll participants and collect data and blood and urine samples.

With a goal of enrolling one million or more volunteers, the program is expected to have the scale to enable research for a wide range of diseases, as well as increase our understanding of healthy states. Additionally, a research program of this size will have the statistical power to detect associations between environmental and/or biological exposures and a wide variety of health outcomes.

Read more at Healthcare Informatics.