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Genomic Medicine for Patients and the Public

Physician and patient pointing to results on an iPad Genetics and Genomics for Patients and the Public covers everything from detailed information about genetic disorders, background on genetic and genomic science, the new science of pharmacogenomics, tools to create your own family health history and a list of online health resources.


  • NIH awards $55 million to build million-person precision medicine study
    The National Institutes of Health has announced $55 million in awards in 2016 to help launch the Cohort Program of President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). The Cohort Program is a long-term research effort to improve disease prevention and treatment in at least 1 million U.S. participants based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics.
  • GenomeTV
    GenomeTV is the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) collection of video resources. A wide variety of videos is available, from lectures, to news documentaries, to full video collections of meetings that tackle the research, issues and clinical applications of genomic research.

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Community Involvement and Community Health Resources
Family History
Genetic and Genomic Science and Research
Genomic Medicine and Health Care
Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Online Health Resources
Specific Genetic Disorders

Last Updated: july 21, 2016