NIH Research Program All of Us Establishes CU Anschutz-led Center Aimed at Better Utilizing Data
The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program has awarded $30 million to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and its partners to establish the Center for Linkage and Acquisition of Data (CLAD). The All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to enroll at least 1 million people who reflect the diversity of the United States. Providing researchers with the data will help drive new discoveries and advance precision medicine.
“This is an exciting national initiative to bring together novel data to better understand health,” says Melissa Haendel, PhD, FACMI, Chief Research Informatics Officer at CU Anschutz and PI of this award. “We at CU Anschutz Medical Campus are honored to lead these efforts.”
During the initial 18-month base period of the award, the CLAD team aims to securely acquire health care claims and mortality data, as well as environmental and social data based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Environmental Justice Index. The award may be renewed annually for up to four additional years, pending the availability of funds, so the team can build on this work and include additional data streams for research…
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