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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 01, 2018

Type: News

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

Type: News

For UAB’s Might, Precision Medicine Was Personal

Matt Might got into precision medicine to help his family. Today, he’s working with All of Us and the University of Alabama at Birmingham to bring these benefits to others.

Apr 30, 2018

Type: News

The Dish | How is the All of Us Research Program unique? (3:07)

In scientific research, a cohort is described as a group of people who are studied over time and whose data helps move science forward. There are many large cohort research programs around the world that offer valuable insights on health and disease. Eric Dishman, director of the All of Us Research Program, explains the four ways that All of Us—a large research program with a goal of enrolling a million or more people—is innovative and unique.

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Apr 27, 2018

Type: Videos , Director's Updates

The Dish | Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Learning from Other Large Research Programs (2:43)

The All of Us Research Program is part of a community of large research programs. Those that have come before us have been incredibly generous in sharing their experiences. Eric Dishman, director of All of Us, explains how we have benefited from the wisdom of the UK Biobank, Million Veteran Program, Geisinger MyCode Community Health Initiative, Kaiser Permanente Research Bank, and others.

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Apr 27, 2018

Type: Videos , Director's Updates

The Dish | Why do we need the All of Us Research Program? (3:22)

Some of you have asked why we need the All of Us Research Program when there already are many ongoing research studies. In this video, All of Us Director Eric Dishman explains the importance of All of Us from three perspectives—the patient, the provider, and the researcher.

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Apr 26, 2018

Type: Videos , Director's Updates

The Dish | El Programa Científico All of Us ya esta disponbile en español (2:06)

Es un placer para nosotros anunciar que el Programa Científico All of Us ya esta disponbile en español. Usted puede aprender más sobre el programa y hacer preguntas a través de nuestro centro de apoyo - puede hacer todo esto en español.

Visite el sitio/página de internet en español: www.joinallofus.org/es.

We are so pleased to announce that the All of Us Research Program is now available in Spanish. You can now learn about the program and ask questions through our Support Center – all in Spanish. 

Visit the website in Spanish at www.joinallofus.org/es.

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Mar 29, 2018

Type: Videos , Director's Updates

The Dish | Update on All of Us’s Genomics Plan (5:20)

Eric Dishman, director of the All of Us Research Program, gives an update about the program’s genomics strategy. All of Us recently announced its intent to fund Genome Centers to do genotyping and whole genome sequencing for 1 million participants. The program will also be launching a pilot to responsibly return genomic data to participants. 

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Mar 21, 2018

Type: Videos , Director's Updates

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.

Mar 21, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

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Day 1: View the Videocast

Day 2: View the Videocast

Day 3: View the Videocast

Type: Events