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News Release
NIH Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health is participating in the H3Africa Consortium's effort to develop an African-specific genotyping array.
… the risk of other diseases in africans and people of african descent. mutations in the gene apol1 , for example, … to offer protection against the pathogen that causes african sleeping sickness, but today africans and people of … characterization of africans and the people of the african diaspora ." dr. rotimi is director of the center for research …
News Release
More research must be done to understand the interactions of ancient genes with modern environments.
… the risk of other diseases in africans and people of african descent. mutations in the gene apol1 , for example, … to offer protection against the pathogen that causes african sleeping sickness, but today africans and people of … characterization of africans and the people of the african diaspora ." dr. rotimi is director of the center for research …
News Release
An international team of researchers including NIH has completed the first comprehensive characterization of genomic diversity across sub-Saharan Africa.
… clues to medical conditions in people of sub-saharan african ancestry, and indicates that the migration from … data to explore the genomic-variation landscape of several african ethno-linguistic groups. a genotype is a subset of a … ​ … genomic diversity and sub-saharan africa, african diaspora , african genomic research, genotyping in africa, …
Staff
Dr. Charles Rotimi is the director of the NIH's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health (CRGGH).
… populations with particular emphasis on populations of the african diaspora . his team published the first genome-wide scan for hypertension and blood pressure in african americans and for type-2 diabetes in west africans . …
Archive
… the african diaspora : integrating culture, genomics and history … archive …
Research at NHGRI
CRGGH develops a comprehensive staff and training program that uses genomic approaches to study human health and to reduce/eliminate health disparities.
… howard university. in his continued efforts to include the african community (both public and scientific), dr. rotimi provided leadership for the establishment of the african society of human genetics and served as its president … was no excuse for not including africa and the african diaspora in the human genome revolution", comments georgia …
Outreach
The Genome: Unlocking Life's Code exhibition celebrates the 10th anniversary of the initial sequencing of the human genome.
… parts of the cell, chromosomes and gene what's a gene? the african diaspora : integrating culture, genomics and histor … funds …
Research Funding
The centers study in innovative ways to address important ethical, legal, and social issues related to advances in genomics.
… university center on genomics and social identity in the african diaspora charmaine royal, ph.d., howard university, … and cultural identities of individuals and communities of african descent and how those identities influence attitudes …
Research at NHGRI
A list of publications led by or in collaboration with the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… experiences regarding genetic research among persons of african descent. j community genet . 11:65-72. 2020. [ pubmed … associated loci for serum uric acid in individuals with african ancestry. hum mol genet . 29(3):506-514. 2020. [ … ,  tekola-ayele f ,  baker jl ,  shriner d . the african diaspora : history, adaptation and health.  curr opin genet …
Policy Issues
Explore the basic elements of informed consent that are required by the Common Rule and that are relevant to genomics.
… (genetics of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease in african diaspora populations   exome or genome sequencing, pediatric …