Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Preventive Medicine

Research

Research within the Department of Preventive Medicine is department initiated as well as in collaboration with other departments and centers. Faculty members regularly contribute their expertise throughout the university system.

All of Us Research Program

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The All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative, is an ambitious effort to gather data from 1 million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health. The program will be open to people both healthy and sick, from all communities.

Unlike a single research study focused on a specific disease or population, All of Us will serve as a national research resource to inform thousands of studies, covering a wide variety of health conditions that affect many different people. Participants will have opportunities over many years to provide data about themselves that will help researchers learn more about how individual differences in lifestyle, environment, and biological makeup can influence health and disease. By taking part, participants will contribute to an effort to advance the health of generations to come.