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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 …
Fact Sheet
Diversity among genomics research participants is essential for improving the health of everyone.
… all populations. … Every human has some baseline genetic risk of developing a given disease. Extensive research has … levels. This way, researchers can better define a person's risk of developing a specific disease and design a clinical … the Wellcome Trust and the African Academy of Sciences.   Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Diversity Consortium (2021 - 2027) …
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 …
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 …