All of Us

The National Institutes of Health recently launched the All of Us Research Program to create one of the largest, richest public resources for biomedical research in human history. Its mission is to accelerate medical breakthroughs that personalize prevention, treatment, and care for all Americans. As the director of this unprecedented program — and as a cancer survivor, patient advocate, and participant in more than a dozen research studies — I want to share how we are safeguarding participant confidentiality and...

Just as money in the bank boosts your financial well-being, biobanks have the power to impact your health. Think of biobank samples as assets that researchers can draw upon to improve disease treatments. Mayo Clinic's biobank contributed to a breakthrough in diabetes research and, now, will contribute to health research nationwide as the biobank for the "All of Us" Research Program....

The All of Us Research Program has recently issued a funding announcement for Genome Centers to generate genotype and whole genome sequence data from participants’ biosamples. Information produced from the Genome Centers will become a critical component in the program’s precision medicine research platform, a national resource for investigators working on a variety of important health questions....

Imagine the power of a project that asks 1 million people from across the United States to volunteer to help find answers about virtually all health conditions we face. You can be one of those volunteers. The All of Us Research Program, led by the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with more than 100 partner organizations, seeks at least 1 million participant partners from all walks of life, who are willing to contribute health information over...

A nationwide effort to better tailor medicine to patients’ needs kicks off Sunday. The All of Us Research Program, which includes participation from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Medical College of Wisconsin and Marshfield Clinic, will collect blood and urine samples from volunteers across the country to create a medical database of 1 million people....