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Precision Medicine Initiative

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine will support community engagement efforts by public libraries across the US and help improve participant access.

The groups will receive a combined $1 million to spend on educating their communities about precision medicine and the benefits of participating in All of Us.

Geisinger is hoping to help others around the country implement precision medicine, which requires significant investment in genomics expertise, as well as infrastructural and operational changes.

Early users' experience engaging with the study protocol via the newly launched JoinAllofUs.org reveals areas that need refinement ahead of a full launch next year.

Spun out of Moffitt Cancer Center, M2Gen and the Total Cancer Care protocols promise rapid advancements in precision medicine, starting with oncology.

The HPOs will receive $13.8 million to enroll people interested in the All of Us program, gather participant health information, and help retain participants.

The partners will join the initiative's All of Us research program, which is gathering genetic, health, lifestyle, and environmental information from volunteers.

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT sees long-term potential in APIs for secure transfer of clinical and genomic data, but it's not quite there yet on the genomic side.

Josus Denny

The head of the data center for the Precision Medicine Initiative's All of Us program discusses plans to manage records on 1 million people from dozens of sites.

The Precision Medicine Initiative said the participants would be testing the initial versions of its research protocol and technology systems.

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Italy has held talks with vaccine developers to manufacture mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to the Financial Times.

The Associated Press reports US officials are removing restrictions on fetal tissue research that were added during the Trump Administration.

The Biden Administration is investing $1.7 billion to detect and monitor SARS-CoV-2 variants.

In PLOS this week: genome instability in Aicardi-Goutières Syndrome, introduction of SARS-CoV-2 to the Colombian Amazon, and more.