What to Know
- The “All of Us” initiative provide UM Health System with $60 million to enroll up to 100,000 residents from South Florida in the program.
- Officials are currently signing up patients, who will undergo physicals, genetic testing and extensive surveys to create a profile.
The world renowned Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami is teaming up with the National Institutes of Health for the agency’s largest study to date aimed at collecting data to help improve future medical treatment and options.
UM is the lead partner of the “All of Us” program initiative, which was awarded $60 million to enroll up to 100,000 study participants in the southeast region. UM plans to enroll 40,000 residents from South Florida.
South Florida was selected due to the demographics being a prime location for diverse inclusion of all races, ethnicities and genders that the study seeks, according to officials from the Miller School of Medicine.
Officials are currently signing up patients, who will undergo physicals, genetic testing and extensive surveys to create a profile. To sign up, click on this link.