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Research Funding
Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Diversity Consortium will work together to develop and implement approaches to integrating extant genotype and phenotype data for the purpose of conducting and disseminating Consortium-wide PRS analyses.
… Consortium-wide PRS analyses. … NHGRI intends to fund a Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Diversity Consortium in 2021. The Consortium … Webinar May 15, 2020 … Purpose … Events … Program Staff … Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Diversity Consortium … Polygenic
News Release
Research studies are now using polygenic risk scores to determine a person’s inherited risk for certain diseases, but there are inconsistencies in how these scores are calculated. NHGRI has published guidelines in Nature for how these scores should be reported.
… will be used as a framework for publishing studies on polygenic risk scores. … Scientists and healthcare providers are beginning …
News Release
NIH will fund grants totaling $38 million over five years to develop methods that will improve the way that polygenic risk scores can be used to predict disease in diverse communities.
… years to develop methods that will improve the way that polygenic risk scores can be used to predict disease in diverse communities. …
eMERGE
Important information about RFAs, upcoming dates, frequently asked questions and helpful links.
… interactive Q&A webinar for the eMERGE Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network funding opportunities. … agreed upon by consensus of the Steering Committee. Do the polygenic risk scores (PRS) proposed for genomic risk assessment have to be …
Event
NHGRI sponsored its 12th Genomic Medicine meeting, Genomic Medicine XII: Genomics and Risk Prediction on May 6-7, 2019.
… Medicine meeting,  Genomic Medicine XII: Genomics and Risk Prediction . The objectives of the meeting were: Review the state of science of polygenic risk scores and how it can be improved Examine other information …
Event
The NHGRI and NCI held a pre-application webinar on May 15, 2020, for the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) RFA-HG-20-001 and RFA-HG-20-002.
… (FOA) RFA-HG-20-001 and RFA-HG-20-002 entitled "Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of …
News Release
Supporting early career investigators at the cutting edge of genomics.
… NIH grant programs with a similar purpose include the High Risk, High Reward Research program funded by the NIH Common … School, Boston, aims to develop and validate clinical polygenic risk scores for six common diseases: coronary artery disease, …
Research Funding
ClinGen will advance genomics in clinical care and improve our understanding of phenotypic and functional effects of genetic variants and their clinical value.
… information in clinical genomics and complex (eg. polygenic) disease score reporting. Finally, they are active … genes that, when significantly altered, confer a high risk of serious disease that could be prevented or mitigated … Wojcik Define common language for describing complex risk scores and methodology, create guidelines for assessing the …
Research Funding
The Division of Genomic Medicine promotes the NHGRI's efforts to advance the application of genomics to medical science and clinical care.
… 9-10, 2021, Virtual   Genomic Medicine XII: Genomics and Risk Prediction May 6-7, 2019, Silver Spring, Md.   Genomic … Due Date: April 03, 2020 Expiration Date: May 16, 2020 Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for … Date(s): June 23, 2020 Expiration Date: June 24, 2020   Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for …
Research Funding
The three research domains to be considered for support by the NHGRI Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program.
… nature of genomic findings and perception of genetic risk. How genomic researchers and the research community … Norms and standards to bring new genomic tests, including polygenic risk scores, into clinical practice. Patient-centered concepts of …