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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 …
Careers and Training
NHGRI provides funding to support the development and implementation of modules aimed at providing healthcare professionals with genomic medicine training.
… nurses. … Project Title:  Preparing providers to integrate polygenic risk scores into clinical care Lead Investigator for Project: …
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
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, …
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 …