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The NHGRI Communications and Public Liaison Branch handles media requests, inquiries from the scientific community and questions from the general public. News releases, reports, fact sheets and videos highlighting NHGRI programs and policies are available on request.

NHGRI Press Office

Phone: (301) 402-0911

About the National Human Genome Research Institute

NHGRI 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


Communications and Public Liaison Branch
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
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
Vence L. Bonham, Jr., J.D.
Vence L. Bonham Jr., J.D.
  • Acting Deputy Director
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
Dan Kastner
Dan Kastner, M.D., Ph.D.
  • NIH Distinguished Investigator
  • Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch
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, Ph.D.
Bettie J. Graham, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Extramural Operations

Last updated: June 16, 2021