The Division of Genomic Medicine plans, directs and facilitates multi-disciplinary research to identify genetic contributions to human health and to advance approaches for the use of genomic data to improve diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease; through research grants, research training grants, and contracts.
The division also:
Determines program priorities in genomic medicine and related areas and recommends funding levels.
Assesses needs for research and research training in genomic medicine and related areas.
Prepares reports and analyses to assist Institute staff and advisory groups in carrying out their responsibilities.
Collaborates with the other NHGRI extramural research divisions to establish a balance of resources, personnel, and research and training budgets to achieve NHGRI goals.
Provides expert advice to the director of NHGRI on various aspects of genomic medicine.
Collaborates with the other NHGRI divisions, other National Institutes of Health Institutes and Centers (ICs), and other agencies and entities, national and internationally and maintains an awareness of research efforts in relevant program areas.
On March 3-4, 2014, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) sponsored a workshop - Research Directions in Genetically-Mediated Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Slides and videos are now available. Read more
Division of Genomic Medicine
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane
Suite 4076, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD 20892-9305
Phone: (301) 402-4997
Fax: (301) 480-2770