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A 2018 workshop led by Alaska Native people provides a path towards collaborative, community-driven genomics research.
… Prabarna Ganguly, Ph.D. … A workshop led by Alaska Native people provides a path towards collaborative, … There is an expanding effort to include Indigenous populations like Alaska Native people in genomic analyses to …
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American Indians and Alaska Natives IRB training programs at NIH ensure the welfare of people participating in federally regulated research.
… Board (IRB) training program for American Indians and Alaska Natives at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). … Research Center. Dr. Villegas is an enrolled member of the Native Village of Afognak in Kodiak, Alaska. "I was focused … on maternal and child health research with American Indian populations," Dr. Around Him said. "I didn't see myself as …
Educational Resources
Population genomics is the application of genomic technologies to understand populations of organisms.
… is the application of genomic technologies to understand populations of organisms. … Gene, Genome, Genetic Variation, … large-scale application of genomic technologies to study populations of individuals. For example, population genomics … is the application of genomic technologies to understand populations of organisms. … Educational Resources …
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NHGRI researchers and their international collaborators have added Williams-Beuren syndrome to the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations.
… to the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations. … By adding highly accurate images and clinical … a study of "Williams-Beuren Syndrome in Diverse Populations," an ongoing series that evaluates genetic … Read more about  Williams-Beuren Syndrome in Diverse Populations . … Diagnosing Rare Diseases … Related Content … …
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Diverse populations are still underrepresented in public genomic databases, according to a new study by researchers from the NIH and Harvard Medical School.
… built on vast troves of genomic information, but diverse populations are still underrepresented in public genomic … studies of African, Latin American and Asian ancestral populations compared to European populations in two public … minorities, including Africans, African-Americans, Native Americans and Hispanics) and disease focus. By …
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NHGRI researchers collaborated with physicians and medical geneticists worldwide to create the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations.
… the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations. Health care providers can use the new atlas to … the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations with collaborators around the world. Credit: … on the Atlas of Human malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations, please visit: www.genome.gov/atlas . NHGRI is …
Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI aims to ensure all populations are knowledgeable about and can participate in genomics research.
… Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) wants to ensure that all populations are knowledgeable about the science underpinning … focused on diseases and conditions affecting minority populations Africa-America Type-2 Diabetes Study …  (November 2000)   Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science National Conference   Annual …
Research Funding
The PAGE Consortium investigates ancestrally diverse populations to gain a better understanding of how genetic factors influence susceptibility to disease.
… need to further explore initial findings in non-European populations. The Population Architecture using Genomics and … Indians, European Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Hawaiians from four groups representing nine large … … The PAGE Consortium investigates ancestrally diverse populations to gain a better understanding of how genetic …
Event
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.
… status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research.   … NIH Intramural … Lane … Inclusion and Engagement of Underrepresented Populations in Genomics … On September 16, 2015, the National … status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research. … On September 16, 2015, …
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Researchers identified regions of the genome associated with skin color variation in some African populations, furthering skin disease and cancer research.
… are associated with skin color variation in some African populations, opening new avenues for research on skin diseases and cancer in all populations. … These findings may help researchers determine … years have focused on analyzing differences among European populations. This study of ethnically diverse populations in …