Precision Medicine

NIH wants your Fitbit data for precision medicine

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

All of Us participants can now link their wearable devices to start sharing more data.

NIH wants ‘real people, real participants’ for precision medicine data program

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

NIH has begun enrolling the first beta testers in its All of Us research program.

Obama chief data scientist: Trumpcare health plan would ‘cripple’ precision medicine

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

DJ Patil argues that Trumpcare would threaten the country's ability to leverage data to advance medical science, particularly in the fight against major diseases like cancer.

HHS launches blockchain challenge for health IT

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will explore how blockchain technology can improve health IT applications through a new challenge.

VA: Data from 1M veterans will help with cures

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

A million-strong pool of veterans receiving care in the Department of Veterans Affairs health system could be instrumental in tracing genetics to the root of disease and curing it, a VA official said Tuesday.

‘Hive’ computing could help FDA assess next-gen sequencing data

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 4 years ago

The research at the Hive could have implications for precision medicine, which has been touted as a priority of the Obama administration.

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