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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
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …
News Release
eMERGE Network will support multiple clinical sites and a coordinating center with $75 million over five years.
… Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network, which establish … of disease risk in the general population. To date, polygenic risk scores , a new approach for assessing disease risk based on …
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, …
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 …
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 …