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Dr. Susan Persky is an associate investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… Dr. Susan Persky is an associate investigator and head of the Health … in 2006, which is now the central hub of the ISP. Dr. Persky splits her effort between providing leadership for the … and Augmented Reality. … Throughout her career, Dr. Susan Persky has examined the integration of technological …
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Fearful patients who received information about the role of genomics in obesity were less likely to take steps to improve health habits
… but we're discovering that emotions play a big role," said Susan Persky, Ph.D., the study's lead author and an associate … medical decisions, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, Susan Persky … Fearful patients who received information …
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Mothers may be able to reduce guilt over their children's inherited obesity guilt by being more careful in the future about their children's diet.
… children. That's according to one of two studies led by Susan Persky, Ph.D., an associate investigator with the Social and … obesity, physician counseling and obesity, childhood diet, Susan Persky, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, SBRB, …
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NHGRI hosts a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" about using virtual reality to study a host of questions about the human genome.
… questions about the human genome. ​ … Virtual reality, VR, Susan Persky Ph.D., Immersive Virtual Environment Testing Area, …
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Using a virtual reality buffet, researchers studied the hundreds of small decisions mothers make while selecting food for their children.
… again. This translated into smaller portion sizes," said Susan Persky, Ph.D., senior author and associate investigator with … Ph.D., Megan R Goldring, B.S. , Colleen M McBride, Ph.D. , Susan Persky, Ph.D . Modeling Dynamic Food Choice Processes …
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Researchers analyzing human, fly, and worm genomes have found these species have key genomic processes in common, reflecting their shared ancestry.
… about the role of transcription," said co-senior author Susan Celniker, Ph.D., Head, Department of Genome Dynamics, … and worm genomes, Mark Gerstein Ph.D., gene expression, Susan Celniker Ph.D., transcription factors … Researchers …
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The Immersive Simulation Program (ISP) provides expertise, tools, and support for the integration of emerging technology-based methods into health and medical research.
… genomic messaging approaches on parental feeding behavior Susan Persky, Ph.D. Health Communication and Behavior Unit … … … Testing Area) was founded in 2006 by its director Dr. Susan Persky . The program is part of the Social and …
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NHGRI researchers recently published a study using virtual reality simulations to investigate how clinicians might use a type of genomic risk information called polygenic risk scores in medical care.
… Can you tell me more about the background of the study? Susan Persky: Researchers are increasingly using genomic data in … The study was conducted by the research group headed by Susan Persky, Ph.D., an associate investigator in the Social …
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Virtual reality is a rapidly expanding area of tech and gaming and important in medicine and health.
… VR to study a host of research questions. Our hosts were Susan Persky, Ph.D., head of the Immersive Virtual Environment … !) Immersive Virtual Environment Testing Area (IVETA) Head Susan Persky, Ph.D., answers questions during NHGRI's virtual …
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NHGRI researchers are increasingly using artificial intelligence tools to answer compelling questions in genomics, such as predicting rare genetic disorders and their severity, and to understand how genomic information influences decision-making.
… to understand and recognize rare genetic disorders, Susan Persky, Ph.D. , associate investigator in the NHGRI Social … genomic information can influence behavior. Dr. Persky heads the Immersive Simulation Program at NHGRI , in …