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The National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) Office of Communications handles media requests, inquiries from the scientific community and questions from the general public. News releases, reports, fact sheets and videos highlighting the institute's programs and policies are available on request.

NHGRI Press Office

Phone: (301) 402-0911


The National Human Genome Research Institute is the driving force for advancing genomics research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. By conducting and funding world-class genomics research, training the next generation of genomics experts, and collaborating with diverse communities, NHGRI accelerates scientific and medical breakthroughs that improve human health.

Our Mission


Office of Communications
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 31/4B09

31 Center Drive
9000 Rockville Pike
Phone: (301) 402-0911
Fax: (301) 402-0837

NHGRI Leadership

Eric Green
Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Office of the Director
Vence Bonham
Vence L. Bonham Jr., J.D.
  • Acting Deputy Director
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Charles Rotimi
Charles Rotimi, Ph.D.
  • Scientific Director
  • Division of Intramural Research
Ben Solomon
Benjamin Solomon, M.D.
  • Clinical Director
  • Office of the Clinical Director
Ellen M. Rolfes, M.A.
Ellen M. Rolfes, M.A.
  • Director
  • Division of Management
Carolyn M. Hutter, Ph.D.
Carolyn M. Hutter, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Genome Sciences
Teri Manolio
Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Genomic Medicine
Lawrence Brody
Lawrence Brody, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Genomics and Society
Bettie Graham
Bettie J. Graham, Ph.D.
  • Volunteer
  • Division of Extramural Operations

Last updated: April 13, 2023