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All of Us Research Program: Advancing Precision Health for All Populations

Stephanie Devaney, Chief Operating Officer, All of Us Research Programme,National Institutes of Health (NIH)

What is the All Of Us research program?

All of Us wants to bring precision medicine to every American. But what is precision medicine?

AI has been used to rapidly diagnose critically ill patients with rare genetic diseases

Recently, researchers used Fabric GEM, an artificial intelligence algorithm, to detect disease causing variants in newborns and rare disease patients […]

The functional importance of unusual DNA structures called G4s has been revealed

For the first time, researchers have found that G-quadruplex structures (G4s) in DNA could be added to the list of […]

Mythbusters: what mRNA vaccines actually are

“The vaccine will alter my DNA!” “The vaccine will kill millions like others have done!” “Bill Gates is planting a […]

Coronavirus human challenge trials

The UK Government have announced a £33.6 million investment backing studies in partnership with Imperial College London, hVIVO and the […]

Levels of cf-DNA predict all-cause mortality

A recent study published in Scientific Reports has observed the role of circulating cell-free DNA (cf-DNA) as a viable marker […]

“Usually, you’re relatively alone in your rare disease community” – Interview with Shelley Simmonds, Patient Advocate for rare diseases

Shelley Simmonds is a patient advocate whose son has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne causes muscle weakening and wasting and is […]

Vaping and cigarette users share epigenetic hallmark

The epigenetics of people who use exclusively use vape pens versus cigarettes has been examined for the first time. Key […]

Tregs: Treacherous cells offer a new therapeutic target in colorectal cancer

Scientists have linked a subset of T cells to the progression of colorectal cancer tumours. Researchers also showed that blocking […]