News, Events, & Media

The Health 202: The Government Is Opening the Doors to Its Big New Genetics Library

The Washington Post explores the goals of the All of Us Research Program and what makes it different from other large-scale health data projects.

May 02, 2018

Type: News

Mayo Clinic Announces Biobank Will Store Samples from NIH All of Us Precision Medicine Initiative

The All of Us Research Program has partnered with Mayo Clinic to store blood and urine samples from one million or more participants across the U.S.

May 02, 2018

Type: News

NIH announces national enrollment date for All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine

Events planned across the country to engage diverse communities

May 01, 2018

Type: Announcements

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

NIH Launches National Effort to Collect Health Info from 1M Americans

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, taked with CBS Sunday Morning about what he calls “a national adventure that’s going to transform medical care.”

May 01, 2018

Type: News

NIH Opens Nationwide Enrollment for Huge Precision Medicine Initiative

STAT explains All of Us enrollment strategies and milestones past, present, and future.

May 01, 2018

Type: News

NIH anuncia la fecha de inscripción nacional del Programa Científico All of Us para avanzar en la medicina de precisión

Eventos planificados en todo el país para que participen diversas comunidades

May 01, 2018

Type: Announcements

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 | 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 | 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 | 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