WHO: UC Davis physicians, nurses and scientists are hosting the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit to raise awareness about precision medicine. The event is free, open to the public and wheelchair-accessible.
WHAT: Precision medicine is an approach that takes into account individual differences such as where you live, what you do and your family health history to keep people healthy and identify the best treatments
Animated video explaining what precision medicine is
Exploration Station with hearing test to find out how well you hear by identifying sounds; vision test to play “I Spy” while using different strength reading glasses; an insulin simulator to learn how insulin regulates blood sugar levels; and a microscope to test your research skills by comparing slides and common specimens
Discovery Kiosk, where participants can use tablets to watch videos, get answers to common questions and enroll
Story wall as well as One-in-a-Million photo experience, where attendees can learn about important precision medicine factors
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 9
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: UC Davis Medical Center, Parking Lot 12, 4820 X Street, Sacramento (link to map)
UC Davis is leading the information-gathering effort for the state of California. Sacramento is just one stop on the All of Us Journey’s 37-week national tour. More information is available at joinallofus.org
Follow @allofusresearch on Twitter and Facebook and at @UCDavisHealth #JoinAllofUs