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American Indians and Alaska Natives IRB training programs at NIH ensure the welfare of people participating in federally regulated research.
… the Institutional Review Board (IRB) training program for American Indians and Alaska Natives at the National … soon after successfully recruiting the first two American Indian participants to the NIH IRB training program in 2014. … on maternal and child health research with American Indian populations," Dr. Around Him said. "I didn't see myself as …
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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) question advertisements by direct-to-consumer genetic ancestry kits that claim to know what it really means to be American Indian.
… kits that claim to know what it really means to be American Indian. … When Sara Hull, PhD. and Hina Walajahi traveled to … ancestry. So, a test that claims an individual has Native American ancestry, could be wrong. Hull soon recognized that …
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 … Williams-Beuren Syndrome from African, Asian and Latin American countries, both clinically and by facial analysis … and published their results in the May 2018 issue of the American Journal of Medical Genetics Though Williams-Beuren …
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In an article published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, researchers have found that words scientists use to describe populations have changed from 1949 to 2018.
… found that the words that scientists use to describe human populations — such as race, ancestry, and ethnicity — … Institute (NHGRI), part of NIH, was published today in the American Journal of Human Genetics . For the field of … population terms in the 70-year publication history of the American Journal of Human Genetics, whichis the longest …
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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 … They found significantly fewer studies of African, Latin American and Asian ancestral populations compared to European populations in two public …
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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: … inherited diseases around the world, including Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, South America and …
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 … genes involved in hereditary prostate cancer in African-American men. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder …
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A 2018 workshop led by Alaska Native people provides a path towards collaborative, community-driven genomics research.
… that Indigenous groups such as Alaska Native and American Indian people were at a higher risk for COVID-19. Researchers … There is an expanding effort to include Indigenous populations like Alaska Native people in genomic analyses to …
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Dr. Andy Baxevanis has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
… Research Institute (NHGRI), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). … … Content … NHGRIs Dr. Andy Baxevanis named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science … Dr. Andy Baxevanis has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).​​ …