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Dr. Robb Rowley is an Internal Medicine Physician and a program director for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network.
News Release
CRGGH researchers Amy Bentley and Charles Rotimi have just completed a large-scale, multi-ancestry genome-wide analysis of gene × smoking interactions on the concentration of serum lipids, including high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), and triglycerides.
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) hosted the Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 29 - 31, 2019.
On May 19-20, 2016, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) hosted a two-day workshop where participants were asked to weigh the benefits and risks of sharing aggregate genomic data with secondary users.
News Release
Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene.
Leadership Initiatives
The Genomics and Health Disparities Interest Group provides a forum to connect individuals from different scientific disciplines across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and researchers in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area engaged in genomics and health disparities research, as well as provide opportunities for professional development, networking and community engagement. 
On September 16, 2015, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) convened a roundtable to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research.
Policies and Guidance
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy.
Policy Issues
Investigators can access human genomic data through a tiered model of unrestricted-access (i.e., open) and controlled-data access mechanisms.
Policy Issues
Per the NIH GDS Policy, informed consent documents for prospective data collection after January 25, 2015 should state what data types will be shared, for what purposes and whether sharing will occur through open or controlled access databases.