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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.
… institute and the field of genomics. …   The International Common Disease Alliance (ICDA) was recently established as a … shares many goals with the ICDA. Accelerating progress in common disease genetics discovery and translation is … our common goals of understanding and treating common diseases. …   Launched in 2012, the  NHGRI History of …
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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 … rare risk and protective variants contributing to multiple common disease phenotypes. … The CCDG initiative explores a range of diseases with the goal of: Undertaking variant discovery for …
News Release
NHGRI will highlight rare disease research that benefits affected patients and provides insights into more common disorders on Rare Disease Day.
… affected patients and also provides insights into more common disorders.​ … They are underlining this important … that is part of a global effort to raise awareness of rare diseases. Several NHGRI staff members - Anastasia L. Wise, … connection between the rare Gaucher disease and the more common Parkinson's disease. While patients with Gaucher …
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… Guidelines and Tools to Assess Family History of Common Diseases … Archive …
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… Frequently Asked Questions for Centers for Common Disease Genomics (UM1) … Archive …
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… NHGRI Funds Next Step in Understanding Biological Roots of Common Diseases … Archive …
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… Gene-Environment Interplay in Common Complex Diseases: Forging an Integrative Model … Event …
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… tests that might detect children's susceptibility to common diseases … Archive …
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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.
… research will focus on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases. … The National Human Genome Research Institute … (NHGRI), part of NIH, today launched the Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG), which will use genome …
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NHGRI researchers have discovered that Mediterranean populations may be more susceptible to an autoinflammatory disease because of evolutionary pressure to survive the bubonic plague.
… Prabarna Ganguly, Ph.D. … Genomic variants that cause common periodic fever have spread in Mediterranean … by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of Arthritis and … like the plague, is an ancient disease. It is the most common periodic fever syndrome, and symptoms of FMF include …