All Of Us Research Study, With Goal To Recruit 1 Million Participants, Turns 1 Year OldMay 20, 2019 |
by Kathleen J. Davis
A massive National Institutes of Health study with a recruitment hub in Pittsburgh has turned a year old. The All of Us precision medicine project has an aim to recruit 1 million people, and it still has a long way to go.
The goal is to assemble a vast database for future research studies, with more than half the pool coming from diverse ancestral backgrounds, and including sexual and gender minorities. So far more than 140,000 participants have been gathered nationwide, with 15,000 recruited by UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh.