Online Health and Support Resources

General Health Information Resources Online

  • Chromosome Abnormalities
    Information about chromosome abnormalities from the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

  • The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
    The genomics in Medicine Lecture Series was sponsored by NHGRI, in collaboration with Suburban Hospital and Johns Hopkins. Lectures covered everything from breast cancer diagnosis and treatment to therapeutics for genetic conditions to the genomics of cardiovascular disease. The seven lectures were all recorded and can be found on GenomeTV, NHGRI's YouTube channel, at

  • The Genomic Resource Centre
    From the World Health Organization, provides information and raises awareness on human genomics.

  • Genetics and Disease Prevention Information
    Resources on genetics including journals, reports and fact sheets. Also includes online multimedia presentations ranging from basic genetics to latest research. Hosted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Information Resources
    A comprehensive guide to health information, including National Institutes of Health (NIH) programs and resources, as well as information on clinical trials, drugs and health conditions.

  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
    A database cataloguing human genes and genetic disorders. Hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) of the National Library of Medicine.

Last Reviewed: May 11, 2012