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A collaborative large-scale genome sequencing effort to identify rare risk and protective variants contributing to multiple common disease phenotypes.
… The Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG) are a collaborative large-scale …
News Release
NHGRI will fund a set of genome sequencing and analysis centers whose research will focus on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases.
… Health will fund a set of genome sequencing and analysis centers whose research will focus on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases. … The National Human Genome … Institute (NHGRI), part of NIH, today launched the Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG), which will use genome …
News Release
NHGRI will highlight rare disease research that benefits affected patients and provides insights into more common disorders on Rare Disease Day.
… Institute (NHGRI) researchers are highlighting rare disease research that benefits affected patients and also provides insights into more common disorders.​ … They are underlining this important … February 27 event. In NHGRI's Medical Genetics Branch , for example, Ellen Sidransky, M.D. , and her colleagues, have …
For Patients and Families
The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center helps people find useful information about genetic and rare diseases.
… and teachers who work with people with a genetic or rare disease. Even scientists who are studying a genetic or rare disease and who need information for their research have contacted GARD, as have people who … Community leaders looking to help people find resources for those with genetic or rare diseases and advocacy groups …
The Genomics Landscape
In the November 2019 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green highlights the International Common Disease Alliance's scientific plenary and launch meeting in September, which included an international panel on opportunities emerging outside the U.S., North America, and Europe; discussions about polygenic risk scores; and an overview about data platforms, data sharing, and ethics.
… recently teamed up with colleagues at the National Center for Biotechnology Information to develop a graphical display … institute and the field of genomics. …   The International Common Disease Alliance (ICDA) was recently established as a … for several NHGRI-funded programs, most prominently the Centers for Common Disease Genomics . NHGRI strongly agrees …
Research Training
The Clinical Center Genomics Opportunity promotes precision medicine and development of infrastructure to support clinical genomics at the NIH Clinical Center.
… The Clinical Center Genomics Opportunity promotes precision medicine and spurs … Center. … The program provides an exciting opportunity for the Institutes that participate in the NIH Clinical … and counseling, and support from the NIH Clinical Center for sample processing. There will be no cost to the …
News Release
NIH recently awarded approximately $6.8 million in grants to several research teams to study the biology of rare and undiagnosed diseases.
… diagnose them. … The funding establishes two new research centers, including a Model Organisms Screening Center and a … Finally, a one-year grant supports a central biorepository for storing UDN research participant tissue samples. "The … and a coordinating center. The UDN is supported by the NIH Common Fund and builds on the success of the Undiagnosed …
Policy Issues
Revisions to the Common Rule modernize, simplify, and enhance oversight for human subjects research in the United States.
… The final version of the Common Rule was published in the Federal Register on January … aim to "modernize, simplify, and enhance" oversight for human subjects research in the United States to address … or investigate potential public health signals, onset of disease outbreaks, or conditions of public health …
News Release
eMERGE Network will support multiple clinical sites and a coordinating center with $75 million over five years.
… the provision of $75 million in funding over five years for the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) … risk-assessment and management methods for a number of common diseases.  Approximately half of the clinical sites … … About NHGRI and NIH … Related Content … NIH funds centers to improve the role of genomics in assessing and …
Research Funding
The centers define the state-of-the-art study designs and methods to find variants and genes underlying Mendelian disorders.
… The National Human Genome Research Institute funded the Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) in 2011 with the charge to … approaches. This knowledge can also lend insight into the common or more complex phenotypes that involve similar genes, …