NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Precision Medicine Initiative has begun enrolling beta testers into its All of Us research program.

The PMI was launched in 2015 by President Barack Obama, and it aims to amass genetic, health, lifestyle, and environmental information on one million people to fuel research into personalized healthcare. The All of Us program, formerly known as the PMI Cohort Program, is recruiting participants for this effort.

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