Genetic and Genomic Science and Research

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Genetic and Genomic Science and Research

Learn here the science behind genetic and genomic discoveries and how clinical research in genetics helps researchers learn more about the causes and treatments for genetic disorders. Included here also is information on how genetic research is revolutionizing the treatment of disease and the basic genetic research being conducted at NHGRI to find both the cause and the potential treatment for genetic disease.


Last Reviewed: April 11, 2012