President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative® (PMI). This has now been renamed “All of Us”. Through advances in research, technology and policies that empower patients, “All of Us” will enable a new era of medicine in which researchers, providers and patients work together to develop individualized care.
The budget now includes $215 million in fiscal year 2016 and beyond to support the Initiative, which includes several components with efforts from across the federal government. Of this total proposed budget, $130 million was allocated to NIH to build a national, large-scale research participant group, called a “cohort” of 1 million people will be pharmacogenomically tested by the end of 2018
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