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May 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic joins NIH in launching All of Us Research Program

By Sumedha Penheiter

On May 6, 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) opened national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program. All of Us seeks to transform the relationship between researchers and participants, bringing them together as partners. Participants will be able to access their own health information, summary data about the entire participant community, and information about studies and findings. Data from the program will be broadly accessible for research.

The goal is to enroll 1 million or more volunteers, and sample communities that have been underrepresented in research, thereby making the program the largest, most diverse resource of its kind.

Mayo Clinic is one of more than 100 organizations across the U.S. that is funded by the NIH to partner in the program. In 2016, Mayo Clinic was awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the NIH to serve as the nation’s biobank.

Read the full Mayo Clinic news release.

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