News and Events
NIH’s All of Us Research Program returns first genetic results to participants
The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program has begun to return genetic results to participants who have donated biosamples for research. This reflects the program’s priority to give back information to its research volunteers.
December 10, 2020
El Programa Científico All of Us de los NIH ha entregado los primeros resultados de pruebas genéticas a participantes
El Programa Científico All of Us, un estudio patrocinado por los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés), ha comenzado a entregar resultados genéticos a los participantes que han proporcionado muestras biológicas para investigaciones científicas.
December 10, 2020
All of Us Research: Why Some Get Sick, And Others Are in Great Health
Angela Williams and Chris Crawford, research study navigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, discuss how the All of Us Research Program will benefit underrepresented populations and improve health care for future generations.
Dec 3, 2020
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications in All of Us
Today the All of Us Research Program released the white paper “Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) in the All of Us Research Program: Learnings, Vision, and Approach for Addressing Current and Emergent Issues.” It details the role of ELSI in shaping the program from i
November 19, 2020
All of Us Researcher Onramp Event
This interactive event is for researchers interested in leveraging the powerful analytic capabilities of the Researcher Workbench. Attendees will hear about the program’s vision and how they can use All of Us data and tools in their studies.
November 12, 2020
The Future of Precision Health: Engaging Underrepresented Research Participant Communities and Achieving Responsible Return and Use of Genomic Results—American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Conference
The All of Us Research Program (AoURP) will lead a session at the American Society of Human Genetics conference on October 27, 2020, 5:00–7:00 p.m. ET. Speakers will include Joshua C. Denny, CEO; Consuelo H.
October 27, 2020
All of Us Researcher Onramp Event
Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m. ET
Researchers interested in learning more about the All of Us Researcher Workbench and how to leverage its powerful analytic capabilities attended this virtual gathering on November 12 to:
October 15, 2020
Informational webinar on Local Engagement Partner Funding Opportunity
This webinar, scheduled for October 5, 2020, 12:00pm EDT, is for those interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program funding opportunity for new engagement partners, OTA-20-009.
October 5, 2020
All of Us Research Program Issues Funding Opportunity for New Engagement Partners
The All of Us Research Program has issued a new funding opportunity seeking the collaboration of national, state, and local engagement partners to recruit and engage participants in the landmark NIH program.
September 25, 2020
Vanderbilt Health Looks to Personalize Care Through Technology
Vanderbilt Health is leveraging large swaths of clinical and genetic data to create personalized health care technologies. The large swaths of data that make these technologies possible come from the All of Us Research Program, for which Vanderbilt serves as a major hub.
Sep 22, 2020
All of Us Research Program Selects Vibrent Health to Support Participant Technologies
The All of Us Research Program has awarded an initial $39 million to Vibrent Health, of Fairfax, Virginia, through a new award to continue leading the program’s Participant Technology Systems Center.
September 2, 2020
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Releases New Resources to Promote Digital Literacy
The All of Us Research Program and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) are continuing partnership efforts to promote the importance of digital health literacy among public libraries across the country.
June 3, 2020
7 ways to expand diversity in precision medicine research
The American Medical Association has partnered with All of Us, which aims to enable a new era of medicine through research, technology, and policies that empower patients, researchers and providers to work together to develop individualized care.
Jan 30, 2020
Informational webinar on the All of Us Participant Technology Systems Center (PTSC) Funding Announcement
This webinar, scheduled for December 16, 2019, 3:00–4:00 pm EST, is for those interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program PTSC funding announcement, OTA-20-001.
December 16, 2019
All of Us Research Program Now Enrolling Wisconsin Rapids Area Residents
All of Us enrollment sites in Wisconsin are currently located in Marshfield, Wausau, Chippewa Falls, Madison, and Milwaukee. The research program has started part-time enrollment in Stevens Point, Minocqua, and Wisconsin Rapids, with other sites coming soon.
Dec 14, 2019
All of Us Launches Pilot Project to Engage Pregnant Participants
The All of Us Research Program is pleased to announce a collaboration with NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) on a new pilot project, inviting eligible participants to join Pr
November 14, 2019
Northwoods Residents Sought For Nationwide Research Program
Marshfield Clinic Health System is enrolling participants in this area in the All of Us Research Program, a nationwide effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the U.S. The program is of no charge to participants.
Nov 14, 2019
Why Collaboration and Innovation Are Key to Improving Medical Research
In the All of Us Research Program, which is currently enrolling participants, researchers will follow 1 million Americans who are providing electronic health records, blood samples for DNA sequencing, and information from Fitbits and questionnaires.
Oct 17, 2019
The All of Us Research Program: Cohort Diversity and Data Diversity - American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Conference
The All of Us Research Program will lead an educational session at the American Society of Human Genetics conference on October 15, 2019 from 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. CDT at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel in Houston, TX.
October 15, 2019
The All of Us Research Project: A Historic Effort to Sequence One Million Genomes
The All of Us Research Program is a key component of the Precision Medicine Initiative. The initiative looks to enable a new era in medicine in which researchers, health care professionals and patients work together to develop individualized care.
Sep 2, 2019
Statement from Eric Dishman on Changing Leadership at the NIH All of Us Research Program
It is with mixed emotions that I share with you the news that I have decided to transition to a new role in the All of Us Research Program of the National Institutes of Health.
August 27, 2019
We spoke with the CEO of Color about what its new genetic counseling project with NIH means to the company
The National Institutes of Health and genetic health company Color announced a multiyear grant partnership that will see the California-based startup take on critical functions of the All of Us Research Program.
Aug 22, 2019
Los NIH financian un recurso de asesoría genética en preparación para la campaña de secuenciación de un millón de personas
El Programa Científico All of Us de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés), ha otorgado una financiación inicial de 4,6 millones de dólares a la compañía de tecnología Color u
August 21, 2019
NIH funds genetic counseling resource ahead of million-person sequencing effort
The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $4.6 million in initial funding to Color, a health technology company in Burlingame, California, to establish the progr
August 21, 2019
NIH Will Soon Share Genetic Data with Those Who Participated in Precision Medicine Study
The nearly 200,000 people who have shared their DNA, their medical records, and detailed behavioral surveys will soon begin to receive the results of a genetic analysis performed by the National Institutes of Health, the agency announced Wednesday.
Aug 21, 2019
All of Us Reports on Progress Made Nationwide in the Historic Research Program
The All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health has made strong progress in its efforts to advance precision medicine, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Aug 15, 2019
Media Availability: Leaders of NIH’s All of Us Research Program Recap Progress and Next Steps
The All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health has made strong progress in its efforts to advance precision medicine, according to program leadership in a forthcoming paper in the New England Journal of Medicine.
August 14, 2019
Advisory Panel Meeting – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Co-hosted by the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries
July 10, 2019
National Institutes of Health Brings All of Us Effort to Vancouver
The All of Us Research Program is traversing the country as part of a nationwide effort to improve medical treatment by better understanding the impacts of lifestyle, environment and biology on health. The program will be in Vancouver through August 9.
Aug 1, 2019
Temple University Joins Nationwide Precision Medicine Effort
In an effort to address health inequities and advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds, Temple has joined the National Institutes of Health and the University of Pittsburgh to open an enrollment site for the All of Us Research Program.
Jul 12, 2019
All of Us Research Program to host ELSI workshop
The All of Us Research Program’s Policy Office will be hosting its Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Priorities Workshop on June 24-25, 2019. The two-day workshop will include a speaker series by program officials and consortia members.
June 24, 2019
How Your DNA Could Change the Future of Health
"I came mostly for the research part, to help," said volunteer Russel Emerson. "Yes we will find something out about ourselves, but I really wanted to give my DNA and all the information so it would help further research on diseases and other genetic things for medical reasons."
Jun 14, 2019
Research Program Overview Webinar
A 60-minute informational webinar about the All of Us Research Program will be offered on June 3, 2019. The webinar will include an overview by the All of Us leadership and an opportunity for Q&A.
Host: National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
June 3, 2019
National health study gains local participants as it pushes for 1 million
In Western Pennsylvania, almost 16,000 adults have joined All of Us, reported Dr. Mylynda Massart, a family medicine physician with a special focus on genetics and one of the co-investigators of the All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program.
May 27, 2019
All of Us Research Program Launches Data Browser, Offering Preview of Landmark Health Database
NIH’s All of Us Research Program has announced the beta release of its interactive Data Browser to provide a first look at the data that participants are sharing for health research.
May 6, 2019
From Data to Discoveries: Creating a Research Program for All of Us - National Institutes of Health, All of Us Research Program
One year following the launch of the All of Us Research Program, what have we learned about how to build an engaged and diverse participant community and its potential for scientific impact? Join us for a mini-symposium discussing these topics and highlighting data already gathered.
May 6, 2019
NIH All of Us symposium to highlight progress toward building largest, most diverse health research program of its kind
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Monday, April 29, 2019
NIH All of Us symposium to highlight progress toward building largest, most diverse health research program of its kind
April 29, 2019
Residents Invited to Assist with All of Us PA
All of Us Pennsylvania hosted an enrollment event at the University of Pittsburgh to work with people willing to share their medical history — and future — for the sake of better understanding of how that medical picture develops.
Mar 26, 2019
The Future of Health Begins with All of Us: A Conversation with the NIH Director
The All of Us Research Program will launch a Speaker Series in partnership with the National Library of Medicine on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. ET with an inaugural talk by National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins.
March 14, 2019
All of Us Research: UAB's Dr. Bruce Korf on Medical Benefits of Precision Medicine
Dr. Bruce R. Korf, M.D., Ph.D., is the Chief Genomics Officer at UAB Medicine and co-principal investigator of the All of Us Southern Network. In an interview with the Birmingham Times, he explained why All of Us is important for Alabama.
Mar 7, 2019
All of Us Research Program launches Speaker Series in partnership with the National Library of Medicine
The All of Us Research Program will launch a Speaker Series in partnership with the National Library of Medicine on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. ET with an inaugural talk by National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins. Dr.
March 7, 2019
Informational webinar on the All of Us Engagement and Retention Innovators Funding Announcement
This webinar, scheduled for February 27, 2019, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST, is for those interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program Engagement and Retention Innovators funding announcement, OT-PM-19-003.
February 27, 2019
Informational webinar on the All of Us Communications and Marketing Partners Funding Announcement
This webinar, scheduled for February 26, 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST, is for those interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program Communications and Marketing Partners funding announcement, OT-PM-19-002.
February 26, 2019
All of Us Research Program Issues Funding Opportunities for Partners in Engagement, Communications and Marketing
The All of Us Research Program has issued two distinct funding opportunities for engagement and communications partners to support the program in its historic effort to accelerate research and improve health.
February 11, 2019
Minority, Underrepresented Groups Working to Bring Diversity to Research: All of Us Partners Engage Communities
"This study from the get-go has had inclusion and diversity on its agenda," said Dr. Greg Talavera, a co-principal investigator for the All of Us Research Program at San Ysidro Health. "We need the results to be applicable to everyone in the United States."
Jan 1, 2019
Informational Webinar on the All of Us Genetic Counseling Resource Funding Announcement
This webinar, scheduled for December 10, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST, is for those interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program Genetic Counseling Resource funding announcement, OT-PM-18-002.
December 10, 2018
All of Us Research Program Issues Funding Opportunity for Genetic Counseling Resource
The All of Us Research Program has recently issued a funding opportunity for a Genetic Counseling Resource to support the responsible return of genomic results to participants.
November 30, 2018
Asian Health Coalition Joins All of Us Research Program to Support Community Engagement
The All of Us Research Program welcomes the Asian Health Coalition as its newest community engagement partner. In this role, the group will raise awareness about the program and the opportunity for diverse communities to participate in precision medicine research.
October 4, 2018
HHS Awards $21 Million to Support Health Center Participation in NIH’s All of Us Research Program
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $21 million to 46 community health centers to support their participation in the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of
September 11, 2018
Kelly Gebo, M.D., M.P.H., Joins All of Us Research Program as Chief Medical and Scientific Officer
The All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pleased to announce that Kelly Gebo, M.D., M.P.H., has joined as the program’s new Chief Medical and Scientific Officer.
September 10, 2018
Working Group Outlines Best Practices and Opportunities for Collaborating with Tribal Nations
In October 2017, the All of Us Research Program Advisory Panel established a working group to provide guidance to All of Us senior leadership on how to develop meaningful, culturally sensitive collaborations with American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.
August 7, 2018
Precision Communication For Precision Medicine: How NIH's All Of Us Is Tackling Patient Recruitment
All of Us communications director Alyssa Cotler spoke to Clinical Informatics News about the program's efforts to recruit participants from populations that have been historically underrepresented in biomedical research.
Aug 2, 2018
Why You Should Be a Part of All of Us — A Small Contribution Today Can Produce a Big Pay-it-forward Tomorrow
"It is a big commitment," said Kathy Ko Chin, president and CEO of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. "But if we are not a part [of contributing], we are not relevant," Chin told the Northwest Asian Weekly.
Jun 28, 2018
Diversity in health research participants is key to finding cures
"Unless we ensure that underrepresented groups are no longer underrepresented, we will continue to see the fruits of new health research only provide benefit to the people that are represented in the research, with many others left out."
Jun 14, 2018
Informational Webinar on the All of Us Genome Centers Funding Announcement
This webinar, scheduled for May 31, 2018, 12:30-2:00 p.m. EDT, is for those interested in learning more about the All of Us Research Program Genome Centers funding announcement, OT-PM-18-002.
May 31, 2018
Personalized Medicine Awareness Low Among U.S. Adults, Survey Finds
A recent study of more than 1,000 U.S. adults found that many people have not heard of precision medicine, also known as personalized medicine. As the All of Us Research Program grows, say program leaders, awareness may spread.
May 25, 2018
University of Iowa joins 'All of Us' research initiative
In principle, the All of Us initiative will determine "how genetics or your biology or your lifestyle and your environment all come together to determine your health and disease," said Colleen Campbell, assistant director of the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics.
May 13, 2018
How To Conquer The Critical Health Challenges Facing Black America
"Programs like All of Us are additional ways we can further research participation as well as inspire all people to actively advocate for equal access to effective treatments and care in order to truly inspire change," writes Dr. Randall Cobb, executive director of the W.
May 6, 2018
U.S. Seeking 1 Million for Massive Study of DNA, Health Habits
The Associated Press notes that learning about medicine in way that will benefit everyone means studying “…the healthy and not-so-healthy, young and old, rural and urban, blue-collar and white-collar—and people of all races and ethnicities."
May 1, 2018
The DNA Data We Have Is Too White. Scientists Want to Fix That
"By embracing—and actively seeking out—more minorities in research," says Smithsonian Magazine, "the project hopes to give more accurate data about the overall population and fix a long-time discrepancy that has real health impacts."
Apr 30, 2018
NIH’s All of Us Research Program welcomes additional participant partners
A central principle of the All of Us Research Program is to include participants as partners. Recently, 22 additional individuals have joined the program to serve on All of Us committees and help support the design, implementation, and governance of the program.
April 20, 2018
National organizations join All of Us Research Program’s network of engagement partners
Fifteen additional community organizations and health care provider associations have joined the All of Us Research Program’s growing network of engagement partners to raise awa
April 20, 2018
All of Us Research Priorities Workshop
This workshop will identify key research priorities and requirements (i.e., types of data, methods, and how those methods are used) for the All of Us Research Program. The general assembly portions of the workshop can be viewed live or after the meeting at the videocast link below.
March 21, 2018
Spread the Word: All of Us Releases Downloadable Materials for Communities
The All of Us Research Program has released a new Web page with free downloadable materials, including FAQs, brochures, and videos, to help community members spread the word about the program. Many of the materials are available in both English and Spanish.
March 7, 2018
Medical Research and Development Issues to Watch for in 2018
Health Affairs writes that the All of Us Research Program "has made remarkable progress in a short time, wrestling with challenging issues including privacy, security, trust, and return of results, which are central to creating a large-scale, people-centered health initiative."<
Jan 31, 2018
Wanted: 1 Million or More People to Shape Precision Medicine's Future
Recognizing the crucial role of physicians in clinical research success, the NIH is teaming up with the American Medical Association to offer a webinar to increase health care providers' understanding and awareness of the All of Us Research Program.
Jan 24, 2018
All of Us Research Program Advisory Panel Launches Tribal Collaboration Working Group
The All of Us Research Program Advisory Panel recently established a new working group to provide input on the inclusion of American Indian and Alaska Native populations in the program.
December 21, 2017
Working Group Outlines Possibilities for All of Us Research Program’s Genomics Plan
The Genomics Working Group of the All of Us Research Program’s Advisory Panel recently completed its final report, suggesting that the program consider a phased approach for genomic analyses, ramping up in a sys
December 21, 2017
The All of Us Research Program announces first community partner awards
The National Institutes of Health announced its first four community partner awards to begin building a national network of trusted leaders to motivate diverse communities to join the All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initia
July 25, 2017
Beta Testing Begins for NIH’s All of Us Research Program
I’m happy to announce that we’ve begun enrolling our first participants as beta testers of the All of Us Research Program. This is a major milestone in our progress to date, and one of many more to come for our startup research consortium that came together less than a year ago.
June 5, 2017
UConn Health Conference – Genomics: at the Heart of ‘All of Us’
In this Q & A article Stephanie Devaney, Ph.D., deputy director of the All of Us Research Program, discusses how the new frontier of precision medicine, fueled by genomics, is at the heart of all our future health and healthcare.
Jun 1, 2017
A Fresh Look at the Rules for Returning Research Results
As the biomedical research enterprise increasingly moves to a more participatory model of research, where research participants are treated more as partners than passive subjects, we can expect greater emphasis on returning individual-level results of research to participants.
May 30, 2017
PMI Cohort Program announces new name: the All of Us Research Program
The Precision Medicine Initiative® (PMI) Cohort Program will now be called the All of Us Research Program and will be the largest health and medical research program on precision medicine. A set of core values is guiding its development and implementation:
October 13, 2016
A Survey of U.S. Adults' Opinions about Conduct of a Nationwide Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Study of Genes and Environment
This PLoS ONE article provides results from a survey of a population-based sample of U.S. adults to measure attitudes toward the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. Seventy nine percent of respondents supported a national precision medicine study.
Aug 17, 2016
Patients' Medical Records May Soon Have Genetic Results
A recent US News and World Report article looked at the eventual inclusion of genetic information in personal medical records and how the direction of the Precision Medicine Initiative will mean greater patient involvement in healthcare decisions.
Jul 23, 2015
NIH seeks feedback on how to collect clinical data via smartphones, wearables
A recent article in MobiHealth News explained how participants' mobile technologies, such as smartphones and wearable health data trackers, will be key elements for collecting information for the Precision Medicine Initiative.
Jul 7, 2015
From Bench to Bedside: How Precision Medicine is Changing the Future
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins recently gave a presentation at the annual Aspen Ideas Festival. In his talk, Dr. Collins highlights how the Precision Medicine Initiative pushes for methods opposite of the one-size-fits-all standard of disease treatment currently in use.
Jun 26, 2015
Michigan Trials Take Cancer Fight to Cellular Level
The Detroit News recently published an article about efforts spurred by the Precision Medicine Initiative taking place at local hospitals and research laboratories. The article highlights clinical trials that target cancer in a new way. Dr.
Jun 23, 2015
Conquering Cancer: Personalized Medicine is the Future
The Huffington Post looks at the Precision Medicine Initiative through the lens of treating cancer. This blog post details how precision medicine focuses on treating each patient based on their genetic makeup and specific mutations in their body.
Jun 19, 2015
Cancer Trials are Changing. That Could Mean Faster Access to Better Drugs
The Washington Post examines a new model of cancer research, which focuses on precision medicine. Instead of finding drugs to treat cancers in specific organs, new trials seek to group patients together based on similar genetic mutations, regardless of cancer location.
Jun 1, 2015
A New Way to Study Cancer and its Treatments
This article in the Washington Post details how the NCI-MATCH research study is a prime example of a shift toward precision medicine. The trial is designed to be more efficient, faster and better able to match drugs with patients that are most likely to benefit from them.
Jun 1, 2015
The History of Medicine Will Seem Blunt and Random Compared to What's Coming Next
Dr. Eric Green, director of NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute, gives five reasons we're at a turning point with precision medicine and provides an overview of the Precision Medicine Initiative for this article in Business Insider.
May 20, 2015
Want Precision Medicine? Share Your Data
Kathy Giusti, member of the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Working Group, writes a commentary in Forbes noting the need for a cultural shift to enable universal open data sharing in order to realize the full potential of precision medicine.
May 11, 2015