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Lindsey Criswell, who became the director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases in February, 2021 is also an associate investigator in NHGRI's Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjögren’s syndrome, major histocompatibility complex (MHC), biological pathways, genetic ancestry, …
Educational Resources
A complex disease is caused by the interaction of multiple genes and environmental factors.
Complex Disease … A complex disease is caused by the interaction of multiple … Cancer, Heart Disease, Gene-environment Interactions … A complex disease (or condition), when discussed in the context … of the physical and social environment. For this reason, complex diseases are also called multifactorial diseases. …
Jobs at NHGRI
An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section (CCDGS), a new section in the Center for Precision Health Research at NHGRI, under Dr. Neil Hanchard.
… postdoctoral position is available in the Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section (CCDGS),  a new section in … epidemiology and statistics, population genetics, or complex trait analyses are especially encouraged to apply. … to Apply … Postdoctoral Position Studying the Genomics of Complex Childhood Disorders … An NIH-funded postdoctoral …
Event
On May 1–2, 2018, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) sponsored this NHGRI workshop in Silver Spring, Maryland.
… the NHGRI workshop, Revisiting the Missing Heritability of Complex Diseases, Ten Years On , in Silver Spring, Maryland, … 8777 Georgia Ave … Revisiting the Missing Heritability of Complex Diseases, Ten Years On … NHGRI sponsored the workshop, Revisiting the Missing Heritability of Complex Diseases, Ten Years On, in Silver Spring, Maryland. … …
News Release
Scientists set their sights on chromatin - the DNA-protein complex that packages DNA into chromosomes in the cell - to better understand how the genome works.
… have set their sights on chromatin - the DNA-protein complex that packages DNA into chromosomes in the cell - to … Bernstein said, that differences in chromatin may play a major role in the development of cancer drug resistance. … … Scientists set their sights on chromatin - the DNA-protein complex that packages DNA into chromosomes in the cell - to …
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An interview with Meru Sadhu, an Earl Stadtman Investigator and head of the systems biology and genome engineering section within the NHGRI Intramural Research Program, where he talks about his research and why yeast have a special place in his heart.
… are the genetics’ underlying traits? What makes them so complex? My laboratory is committed to teasing apart some of … also able to identify a single gene that seems to be a major contributor to toxin resistance. … Ganguly: Given that … the complexities of biology.  “That you can get such complex systems starting with the simple rules of genetic …
News Release
NHGRI has appointed Neil Hanchard, M.D., Ph.D., as a clinical investigator within the Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch (MGMGB) in the Division of Intramural Research. Dr. Hanchard will head the Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section within the MGMGB.
… Ganguly, Ph.D. … Dr. Hanchard will lead the new Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section. … The National Human Genome … Intramural Research. Dr. Hanchard will head the Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section within the MGMGB. “We are … in molecular and human genetics. As head of the Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section, Dr. Hanchard will lead …
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NIH programs are establishing which genes and genomic variants play a role in human disease, enabling use in medicine and research.
… Genome Resource ( ClinGen ) and ClinVar programs address a major barrier to incorporating genomic medicine into … … Related Content … NIH-supported projects remove major obstacles to genomic medicine … NIH programs are …
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The Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Consortium has offered an ethical framework to guide pediatricians in pursuing clinical sequencing studies.
… he added. Ethical issues in pediatrics are often more complex than in the medical treatment of adults, said Jean … child , the pediatrician can override them. "It's a more complex analysis," said Dr. McEwen, "You've got surrogate … Framework … Related Content … Who should decide? The Complex Ethics of Pediatric Genome Sequencing … The Clinical …
Educational Resources
Fact sheets explaining complex concepts in genomics research to a non-scientific audience.
… (NHGRI) has produced this series of fact sheets to explain complex concepts in genomics research to a non-scientific … … Fact Sheets about Genomics … Fact sheets explaining complex concepts in genomics research to a non-scientific … X Chromosome, Y Chromosome … Fact sheets explaining complex concepts in genomics research to a non-scientific …