Precision Health

The following webinar, presented via a collaboration between the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness, the UW-Madison Collaborative Center for Health Equity, and the 'All of Us' Research Program at UW-Madison, highlights the importance of African American communities' participation in health research....

All of Us aims to collect and study health data from at least a million people in the U.S. to advance precision medicine. The program's CEO, Josh Denny discusses the role of electronic health records, how the program protects participant privacy and, most recently, how the program is pivoting efforts to make discoveries about COVID-19....

The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced that it is leveraging its significant and diverse participant base to seek new insights into COVID-19—through antibody testing, a survey on the pandemic’s impacts and collection of electronic health record information....

Our world has never witnessed a time of greater promise for improving  human health. Many health advances have stemmed from a long arc of discovery that begins with strong, steady support for basic science. Yet, despite this progress, much more remains to be done. Among the many efforts now poised to change the future of health is building a solid foundation for a more individualized approach to health care, called precision medicine....

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....