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Research Funding
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 …
Diversity Center
The Pacific Center for Genome Research (PCGR) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) aims to grow and support Genomic Research workforce at UHM, a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), which has a mission to serve historically underrepresented population in biomedical research, namely, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.
… The Pacific Center for Genome Research (PCGR) at the University of Hawaii at … identified and established markers and known non-genetic disease risk factors. Knowledge generated by this project … Lead: Youping Deng, Ph.D. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States and the leading cause of …
Diversity Center
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) has established a Diversity Center for Genome Research that will build UTRGV’s genomics research capacity by 1) expanding genomic research capabilities and discoveries in two innovative research projects; and 2) enhancing the size and quality of the available genomics workforce.
… Grande Valley (UTRGV) has established a Diversity Center for Genome Research that will build UTRGV’s genomics research … Hepatocellular Genetic Epidemiology of Fatty Liver Disease in Hispanics  Co-Leads: Joanne Curran, Ph.D., and … Ph.D. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is among the most common mental illnesses, affecting 16.2% of individuals in …
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 …