The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), a clinical research initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has opened an online patient application portal called the UDN Gateway. Introduction of this application system sets the stage for the network to advance its core mission: to diagnose patients who suffer from conditions that even skilled physicians have been unable to diagnose despite extensive clinical investigation. Read more
Since 2010, the Genetics/Genomics Competency Center (G2C2) has assembled educational materials for genetic counselors, nurses, pharmacists and physicians assistants. Now, through the efforts of the Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics (ISCC), the G2C2 resource has been expanded to include a new collection of resources for physicians. Read more
This introduction to the Genetics/Genomics Competency Center (G2C2) website at http://g-2-c-2.org/, gives new users an opportunity to view key features of this centralized collection of genomics educational resources for healthcare educators and providers. Read more
Although many doctors are wary about discussing weight loss with their overweight patients - for fear of alienating the patients or being ignored - two recent research studies from a team led by NHGRI's Susan Persky, Ph.D., suggest that doctor-patient talks about the genomic underpinnings of obesity can pay off. Read more
Last Updated: October 8, 2015
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