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In possibly the largest research project in human history, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “All of Us” program will gather information on one million individuals’ genomes. The University of Washington’s Northwest Genomics Center will become one of three centers for this research....

Dorothy Farrar Edwards, PhD and Beth Burnside, MD lead UW-Madison's participation in the All of Us Research Program, an historic, nationwide effort led by the National Institutes of Health, to help speed up health research. ...

A Q&A with Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron, Chief Engagement Officer with All of Us, in which she discusses the program's mission and goals, including its focus on health equity....

The participants, consortium members and organizations involved in the All of Us Research Program — and indeed any program that involves gathering population data — need to make sure they understand the requirements regarding security and privacy, and how to handle and maintain compliance of the data gathered....

Vast repositories of patient data hold clues to better treatments. The challenge lies in extracting meaningful information from those data while still safeguarding patient privacy....

When conducting research involving the testing of human biospecimens, investigators and their institutions should routinely consider whether and how to return individual research results on a study-specific basis through an informed decision-making process, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. This approach remains a priority for the NIH and the All of Us program....

The National Institutes of Health supports groundbreaking research and biomedical studies that seek to enhance and improve health. On May 6, it took a big step in pushing the envelope further by launching the All of Us Research Program....

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...

In the current environment of heightened privacy and security concerns, the NIH is embarking on an effort, called "All of Us", to collect health data from 1 million Americans. Learn about the steps "All of Us" is taking to secure participant data....

The National Institutes of Health on Tuesday announced the launch of its attempt to enroll 1 million people in a landmark research effort aimed at developing “personalized” methods of prevention, treatment and care for a wide variety of diseases....