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Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI aims to ensure all populations are knowledgeable about and can participate in genomics research.
… outlines clear goals for the inclusion of underrepresented minority groups in research training, research … research careers in genomics and related sciences. The  Minority Action Plan  was approved by NHGRI's National … genomic areas and not focus on particular disease(s) or health conditions. A Research Training Advisory Committee …
Research Training
A fellowship that will prepare fellows to use genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity.
… A fellowship in genomic science and health equity, cosponsored by the National Institutes of … NHGRI) and the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (FDA OMHHE) , is open for … genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity and train them in the …
Policy Issues
NHGRI wants to ensure that all populations benefit from the advances of genomics research.
… this research to benefit everyone more equally and improve health equity, it is important that the diversity of the … of 60 percent of patients who come from racial or ethnic minority populations, underserved populations, or populations … and health, including how these descriptors influence minority health and health disparities research. Inclusion …
Health
The Family Health History Group connects stakeholders, researchers, and thought leaders to share learning, understand barriers in depth, and discuss issues and potential solutions related to the collection of family health history information.
… The Family Health History Group connects stakeholders, researchers and … potential solutions related to the collection of family health history information. Multi-disciplinary, volunteer members come from government, industry, health care, research, advocacy and policy backgrounds, and …
Health
Knowledge of your family health history can help you and your healthcare providers identify patterns of inheritance and risk factors.
… Knowledge of your family health history can help you and your healthcare providers … of inheritance and risk factors. … Modernizing family health history: achievable strategies to reduce … 24.  … Researchers build a statistical model using family health history to improve disease risk assessment May 1, 2019 …
Health
Guidance on collecting your family health history information before visiting the doctor.
… Find out how learning your family's health history can help you discover your genomic heritage … General's Family History Initiative, the  My Family Health Portrait  is a website that helps you create your own family health history. Using any computer, an Internet connection …
Careers and Training
The Health Disparities Unit (HDU) in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow interested in the study of the intersection of genomics, social determinants of health and health inequities.
… The Health Disparities Unit (HDU) in the Social and Behavioral … of the intersection of genomics, social determinants of health and health inequities specifically relating to the integration of …
Event
Workshop on use of race and ethnicity data in genomics, biomedical, and clinical research, and their influence on minority health and health disparities.
… Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) convened a workshop to … biomedical, and clinical research, and their influence on minority health and health disparities. … MD … Workshop on …
Health
Information about genomics competencies, patient care, and related partnership and outreach activities at NHGRI.
… is growing and ever-changing, and it’s crucial for health professionals to have a firm understanding of genomics … and outreach activities. … Related Content … For Health Professionals … Information about genomics … related partnership and outreach activities at NHGRI. … Health
For Patients and Families
FAQs about genetic disorders, the impact of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics.
… about genetic disorders, the impact of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics. … Health FAQs … FAQs about genetic disorders, the impact of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics. ​​ ​ … …