NIH Sets the Date: Precision Medicine Study to Open May 6

April 17, 2018, 9:10 PM

An ambitious study to enroll at least a million people and advance targeted treatments known as precision medicine will open nationally May 6.

The launch of the All of Us research project culminates a top goal in the final years of President Barack Obama’s administration. Congress further solidified the initiative by giving the National Institutes of Health an additional $1.5 billion in funding over a decade in the 21st Century Cures law. NIH Director Francis S. Collin said All of Us is one of the most ambitious projects the agency has ever undertaken.

Precision medicine refers to an emerging ...

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