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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.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute and their international … collaborators have added Williams-Beuren syndrome to the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations. … 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.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, have collaborated with … and medical geneticists around the world to create the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations. …
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NHGRI researchers and their collaborators, have successfully used facial analysis software to diagnose Noonan syndrome in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their … the study. The researchers will add Noonan syndrome to the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations
Genetic Disorders
Noonan syndrome involves unusual facial characteristics, short stature, heart defects, bleeding problems, developmental delays and malformations of the ribs.
… bleeding problems, developmental delays, and malformations of the bones of the rib cage. … Noonan syndrome is a disorder that … of the rib cage. Noonan syndrome is caused by changes in one of several autosomal dominant genes. A person who has …
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NHGRI researchers have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease in known as DiGeorge syndrome.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their … DiGeorge syndrome and Down syndrome are now part of the Atlas of Human Malformations in Diverse Populations ( …
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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.
… … Precision medicine will largely be built on vast troves of genomic information, but diverse populations are still underrepresented in public genomic databases, according to a new study by … Social and Behavioral Research Branch at NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). Mr. Bonham is also …
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Three summer interns advanced biomedical research as part of the NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Sciences.
… Kiara Palmer … Brenda Iriele grew up seeing first-hand the human cost of inadequate healthcare. Raised in Nigeria, a country where … project was to assist scientists with building out the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations
Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI aims to ensure all populations are knowledgeable about and can participate in genomics research.
… The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) wants to ensure that … genomics research, and have the opportunity to participate in various ways, such as becoming research scientists, … Genome Project, perhaps the greatest scientific endeavor of the 21st century, has changed the way medicine is …
Genetic Disorders
Marfan syndrome an inherited disorder of connective tissue occurring once in every 10,000 to 20,000 individuals.
… Marfan syndrome an inherited disorder of connective tissue occurring once in every 10,000 to 20,000 individuals. … Marfan syndrome is one of the most common inherited disorders of connective tissue. …
Educational Resources
A gene pool is the total genetic diversity found within a population or a species.
… Genetics … A gene pool refers to the combination of all the genes (including alleles) present in a reproducing population or species. A large gene pool has … Inbreeding contributes to a smaller gene pool, making populations or species less able to adapt and survive when …