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For Patients and Families
An adult has an "undiagnosed condition" when a physician is unable to find a diagnosis for certain characteristics or symptoms.
… In fact, finding an underlying diagnosis for many conditions can be a very long and frustrating experience. A … and occasionally may never happen, especially with rare conditions. This can be very difficult for the individual and … This type of professional often has experience with rare conditions, and is trained to look for patterns in a family's …
For Patients and Families
A child has an "undiagnosed condition" when a physician is unable to find a diagnosis for certain characteristics or symptoms.
… In fact, finding an underlying diagnosis for many conditions can be a very long and frustrating experience. A … and occasionally may never happen, especially with rare conditions. In addition, some experts say that between 30 to … This type of professional often has experience with rare conditions and is trained to look for patterns in a family's …
Research at NHGRI
The Social and Behavioral Research Branch conducts research to apply genomic discoveries to improve health and clinical care.
… The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) aims to develop optimal … that have a major public health impact to rare genetic conditions with significant impact on affected families. We … at the intersection of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences and train the next generation of …
Archive
… A Decade of the Social and Behavioral Research Branch … Archive …
Event
The purpose of this semi-annual lecture series is to bring distinguished researchers whose work sits at the interaction of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences to speak to the NIH community.
… The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) Seminar Series is a … sits at the interaction of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences to speak to the NIH community. … National … First Floor Conference Room (Room 1227/1233) … Social and Behavioral Research Branch Seminar Series … The purpose of …
Archive
… NHGRI Launches Social and Behavioral Research Branch … Archive …
Archive
… Translating Genomics Through a Social and Behavioral Lens … Archive …
Staff
Dr. Chris Gunter is a senior advisor to the NHGRI director on genomics engagement.
… She is also on twitter . … As part of the Social and Behavioral Research Branch of NHGRI, the Engagement Methods … of dissemination of genomic knowledge, with a focus on behavioral conditions. Given the wide range of methods for communicating …
News Release
An expert panel from the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) has critically reevaluated the scientific evidence for all 17 reported genes, disputing nine of the genes and revealing only three of the genes to be definitively associated with the most common form of the disease.
News Release
CMG investigators have made significant inroads in discovering genes underlying Mendelian conditions and have uncovered 470 new, previously unknown conditions.
… identifying the genomic underpinnings of as many Mendelian conditions as possible. … It's a huge challenge: There are an estimated 7,300 such conditions, which are rare and usually inherited, and … inroads in discovering genes underlying Mendelian conditions. In studying nearly 9,000 families, they have …