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GHD Meetings and Activities

People at a table meeting Workshop on the Use of Race and Ethnicity in Genomics and Biomedical Research 
On October 24-25, 2016, NHGRI and NIMHD co-sponsored a workshop that examined the complex relationships between individual identity, genetics and health, including how these descriptors influence minority health and health disparities research.

Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series
A series of lectures to enhance opportunities for dialogue about how innovations in genomics research and technology can help address health disparities. Topics range from basic science to translational research.

Inclusion and Engagement of Underrepresented Populations in Genomics
A roundtable discussion held September 16, 2015 to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research.

Scientific Interest Group on Genomics & Health Disparities New
Researchers and staff from across the NIH meet monthly to discuss the intersection of genomics and health disparities in disease risk, treatment and health outcomes. Presentations by intramural investigators, external guests, as well as researchers from all levels and areas of science, contribute to this forum for expanding the conversation in this critical space.

Last Updated: November 1, 2017