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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 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 …
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 …
The Genomics Landscape
In the May 2021 issue of the Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director, Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. notes that a number of individuals with strong ties to NHGRI have been nominated and/or appointed to serve on the White House Science Team.
… Ph.D., M.P.H., and Erin Ramos, Ph.D., M.P.H., to discuss polygenic risk scores and their potential impacts and benefits on …
The Genomics Landscape
In the May 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details how NIH is ramping up research on COVID-19; NHGRI's expansion of its Genome Technology Program; and the the DiY Genome: Unlocking Life's Code exhibition toolkit.
… Facebook live event – May 13 Pre-application webinar for polygenic risk score methods and analysis for populations of diverse …
The Genomics Landscape
In the June 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details NHGRI's new Diversity in Genomics Workforce Initiative.
… Presentations will cover a range of topics, including polygenic risk scores, behavior, human identity, gene editing, history of …