Author: All of Us Badgers

The specific guidance health care providers give to a patient—regarding diet, exercise, glucose monitoring, and medication—could be shaped by that person’s genotype, lifestyle, environment, and a wealth of other data points to which they will have access. The ability to apply "precision medicine" care is one of the many outcomes promised by the "All of Us" Research Program....

More than a million Americans have donated genetic information and medical data for research projects. But how that information gets used varies a lot, depending on the philosophy of the organizations that have gathered the data. Three major projects, including the "All of Us" Research Program in the United States illustrate these differing philosophies....