The All of Us Research Program kicks off in Chicago

Kick off of All of Us program, May 6, 2018

As part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Precision Medicine Initiative, the All of Us Research Program is aiming to speed up medical breakthroughs by learning about the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that influence health. To achieve this, All of Us hopes to recruit one million people to share information about their health, habits, and what it’s like where they live.

In the future, researchers can use this diverse research cohort to conduct thousands of health studies that look for patterns that may help us understand what affect people’s health and how to better prevent and treat diseases.

The University of Chicago Institute for Population and Precision Health Initiative, led by Read more about the Chicago kickoff from the NIH. If you can't make the event in Millennium Park on May 6, you can join All of Us by visiting

The future of health is coming to Chicago. Will you be there?

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Involving 'All of Us' in research to prevent diseases