September 8, 2020
Health research platform maker Vibrent Health announced last week that it has received a $39 million infusion from the National Institutes of Health to continue serving as the hub of the public research organization's All of Us Research Program.
Founded in 2009, Vibrent Health's technology handles large-scale data collection, storage, analysis and security for research organizations, and includes...
August 22, 2019
Participants of the National Institutes of Health's All of Us program — a national research project dedicated to collecting data from a diverse population for prevention and treatment of diseases — will now have access to more insights about their genes thanks to a partnership between the program and health tech company Color. The NIH awarded the California-based company $4.6 million in funding...
May 6, 2019
The NIH’s All of Us Research Program celebrated its one-year anniversary today with new updates on enrollment progress, previews of its upcoming cloud-based data platform for health researchers and the public beta launch of an online tool for viewing aggregated, de-identified information about the program’s enrollees.
“I hoped [one year ago] that many would share this vision and help us achieve...
January 16, 2019
The National Institutes of Health made it clear from the start that Fitbit’s wearables would play a key role in the agency’s ambitious All of Us Research Program.
Now, eight months and more than 100,000 enrollees down the road, the agency and the device maker have announced that anyone who owns a Fitbit and has already enrolled in the program may consent to release the activity, heart rate, sleep...
Photo by Christopher Huang.
October 18, 2018
The NIH’s All of Us Research Program launched in May with a daunting task ahead of it — collecting demographic, health, behavior and genomic data from a 1 million person cohort comprised of demographics often underrepresented in biomedical research.
Speaking this morning at the Connected Health Conference in Boston, Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron, All of Us’ chief engagement officer, said that the...
September 13, 2018
Dr. Kelly Gebo, a Johns Hopkins professor and expert on HIV research, has joined NIH's All of Us Research Program in the key role of Chief Medical and Scientific Officer. Gebo will "lead the program's scientific agenda" according to the NIH, with a particular focus on including under-represented populations.
“Kelly has the right combination of research skills, leadership experience, and passion...
May 1, 2018
The National Institutes of Health announced today that national enrollment for its All of Us Research Program — an ambitious effort to collect demographic, health, genomic, and other data from at least 1 million Americans for use in healthcare research — will open on May 6 for those aged 18 years and older.
To kick off the launch, the organization will be holding community education events in...
June 12, 2017
When former director of health innovation and policy at Intel and cancer survivor Eric Dishman took over the NIH’s ambitious program to collect a deep research dataset on a diverse population of a million Americans, it was called the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. These days the program is no less ambitious, but it has a much friendlier name: the All of Us Research Program.