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Dr. Wilson officially retired from The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in September 2020, yet he remains on as a scientist emeritus in its Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch, where he was co-chief for 14 years.
… developed statistical methods that help identify critical genetic predictors for specific traits. He started his foray … at a time.  For example, if you wanted to know which genetic variations were associated with, let's say, … tiled regression, automated a way to add or remove genetic variables that help accurately predict certain traits …
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Dr. Wilson is the co-chief of and senior investigator in NHGRI's Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch.
… Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES). He has served on the … His research interests focus on the identification of genetic effects that may be responsible for phenotypic … the statistical properties of newly developed methods of genetic analysis for quantitative traits. … The overarching …
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Researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) have developed a new statistical model that can predict the risk for developing diseases by combining information about family member health and lifestyle factors from family members.
… history information to assess which conditions with a genetic component pose a risk to your health and require … because its development depends strongly on a person’s genetic predisposition, combined with their environment and …
Educational Resources
Genetic testing is the use of a laboratory test to look for genetic variations associated with a disease.
Genetic Testing … Genetic testing is the use of a laboratory test to look for genetic variations associated with a disease. … Genetic Variation, Genetic Testing, Genetic Counselor, …
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Genetic counseling is the professional interaction between a healthcare provider with specialized knowledge of genetics and an individual or family.
Genetic Counseling … Genetic counseling is the professional interaction between a … knowledge of genetics and an individual or family. … Genetic Counseling, Healthcare, Prenatal Testing, Genetic Disease, Genetic Disorder, Health Professional … …
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Genetic discrimination is prejudice directed against people who have or may have a genetic disease.
Genetic Discrimination … Genetic discrimination is prejudice directed against people who have or may have a genetic disease. … Genetic Discrimination, GINA, Genetic
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Dr. Guanjie Chen is a senior research fellow with the NHGRI's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… M.D. from Wuhan University, China, in 1985, and an M.S. in Statistics from the University of Memphis, Tenn., in 1999. … and an assistant professor (2002-2008) in the Division of Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine, … Health as a senior research fellow. His interests include genetic epidemiology, genetic statistics, and statistical …
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Genetic epidemiology is a relatively new medical discipline that seeks to understand how genetic factors interact with the environment in the context of disease in populations.
Genetic Epidemiology … Genetic epidemiology is a relatively new medical discipline that seeks to understand how genetic factors interact with the environment in the context of disease in populations. … Genetic Epidemiology, Healthcare, Medicine, Population …
For Patients and Families
Genetic professionals provide information and support to individuals or families who have genetic disorders or may be at risk for inherited conditions.
Genetic professionals work as members of health care teams … and support to individuals or families who have genetic disorders or may be at risk for inherited conditions. … counseling. Genetics professionals include geneticists, genetic counselors and genetics nurses. … Genetic
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Genetic engineering is the process of using recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology to alter the genetic makeup of an organism.
Genetic Engineering … Genetic engineering is the process of using recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology to alter the genetic makeup of an organism. … Genetic Engineering, Recombinant DNA, Genes, DNA Sequence … …