Researchers Gather Health Data For ‘All Of Us’
Federal taxpayers are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into a quest for blood samples, medical information and fitness readouts from a million Americans. It's called the All of Us precision medicine initiative, and it's the biggest push ever mounted to create a huge public pool of data that scientists — and anybody else who is interested — can mine for clues about health and disease.
Proponents say this big data approach to medicine will be revolutionary. Critics aren't so sure. [...]bioethics biotechnology genetics human subjects research human tissue privacy public health regulation