The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Join us Friday, December 6th at 8:00 a.m.
for our next Genomics in Medicine lecture, part of the 2013-2014 series, featuring Electron Kebebew, M.D.
, Chief of the Endocrine Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Md. His talk, Genetics and Genomics of Thyroid Neoplasms: Moving Closer Towards Personalized Patient Care
, will reveal how genetic and genomic studies have improved our understanding of the causes of thyroid neoplasms and how this information is beginning to be applied to help identify the optimal diagnostic and treatment approaches in individual patients with thyroid neoplasms. Read more
NHGRI supports proposed incentives for electronic recording of family health histories
Family health history is
still one of the most powerful tools for promoting health. Family health history information is also critical for the appropriate interpretation of genetic and genomic test results. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have taken a major step towards ensuring that electronic health records will be able to collect and use family history information.
Last Updated: November 25, 2013