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The Genomics Landscape
In the January 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green highlights the newly developed polygenic risk scores webpage, which provides graphical and textual information about polygenic risk scores, describes polygenic traits, introduces how polygenic risk scores can be calculated, and explains how such scores can be interpreted.
… new and more powerful ways to assess people’s genetic risk for developing various diseases. One approach has … of late both in the scientific and popular press – polygenic risk scores. But what are these scores and how might they be …
The Genomics Landscape
In the January 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green highlights the newly developed polygenic risk scores webpage, which provides graphical and textual information about polygenic risk scores, describes polygenic traits, introduces how polygenic risk scores can be calculated, and explains how such scores can be interpreted.
… population genetics and computational methods related to polygenic prediction of health and disease in diverse … Eric Green highlights the newly developed polygenic risk scores webpage, which provides graphical and textual …
The Genomics Landscape
In the April 2021 issue of the Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director, Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. talks about the NIH UNITE program's goal to end structural racism in biomedical research.
… (ClinGen’s) Complex Disease Working Group and the Polygenic Score (PGS) Catalog have published a 22-item framework that identifies the minimal polygenic risk score-related information researchers should include in … to specific diseases. Studies that include polygenic risk scores are on the rise, but researchers have observed …
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.
… linked to oxygen drops during sleep Schizophrenia risk gene linked to cognitive deficits in mice Scientists … publish a funding opportunity snnouncement for centers for polygenic risk score (PRS) methods and analysis for … America, and Europe; discussions about polygenic risk scores; and an overview about data platforms, data sharing, …
The Genomics Landscape
In the August 2019 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green recognizes the recipients for the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor given by the U.S. Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.
… The meeting, entitled Genomic Medicine XII: Genomics and Risk Prediction , assessed the biomedical landscape related to polygenic risk scores and how it may be improved. It also aimed to identify …
The Genomics Landscape
In the July 2021 issue of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director, Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D., reflects on the legacy the LINCS program leaves as it has completed its goal of creating a large-scale, systematically generated molecular and cellular dataset.
… $38 million over five years to establish and support the Polygenic Risk MEthods in Diverse populations (PRIMED) Consortium. … robust methods for improving the way that polygenic risk scores (PRS) can be used to predict disease in ancestrally …
News Release
NHGRI researchers will present four platform talks and 55 posters to highlight the institute's diverse portfolio at the 65th annual meeting of ASHG.
… 9. Danielle M. Karyadi: Whole exome sequencing in 75 high-risk families identifies eight previously unknown prostate … with Type 2 Diabetes in Han Chinese. (Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders) 1816W. David R. Adams: The NIH … West Africans and African Americans. (Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders) 775F. Cristina M. Justice: Targeted …
The Genomics Landscape
In the August 6, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green talks about NHGRI's completion of the third phase of the ENCODE Project and how it reveals the most extensive catalog to date of candidate functional elements that may regulate the genes in the human and mouse genomes.
… Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network. The funds, awarded to … for disease-risk assessment (particularly when focused on “polygenic risk scores”), such as age, body-mass index, and smoking. The …
The Genomics Landscape
In the September 2021 issue of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director, Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D., details how social media provides NHGRI staff with a space to talk about their work, make genomics topics easy to understand, and show how genomics can positively affect people.
… about specific genomics topics, such as genomic medicine, polygenic risk scores, bioethics, genome sequencing, diversity of the …
National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research
The Director's Report Related documents contain links to materials supplemental to Dr. Eric Green's Director's Report presentation to the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research in February 2020.
… Asked Questions (FAQs) NHGRI News Release 49 New NHGRI Polygenic Risk Score Resource 50 NHGRI Director’s New Twitter Account …