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Workshop on use of race and ethnicity data in genomics, biomedical, and clinical research, and their influence on minority health and health disparities.
… … The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health … (NIMHD) convened a workshop to discuss the use of race and ethnicity data in genomics, biomedical, and clinical …
Archive
… February 7 2017 Workshop On The Use Of Race And Ethnicity In Genomics And Biomedical Research … Archive …
News Release
NIH leaders are calling for the scientific community to develop a consensus on the appropriate use of race and ethnicity in biomedical research.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … The use of racial and ethnic categories in biomedical research is part of a … this information is reported can perpetuate the myth that race is a biological fact. … A Common Ground Instead of throwing out the categories of race and ethnicity in biomedical research, National Institute of …
Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
Race is a fluid concept used to group people according to various factors including, ancestral background and social identity.
RaceRace is a fluid concept used to group people according to various factors including, ancestral background and social identity. … Trait, Genetic Variation … Race is a … generating racial classifications to identify, distinguish and marginalize some groups across nations, regions and the …
Policy Issues
NHGRI wants to ensure that all populations benefit from the advances of genomics research.
… advances of this research to benefit everyone more equally and improve health equity, it is important that the diversity … and community engagement. Workshop on the Use of Race and Ethnicity in Genomics and Biomedical Research On October …
Staff
Vence Bonham is the acting deputy director for NHGRI and an associate investigator in NHGRI's Social and Behavioral Research Branch. ​
… director of the National Human Genome Research Institute and a member of the senior leadership team for the institute. … how genomics influences the use of the constructs of race and ethnicity in biomedical research and clinical care, and the …
Archive
… Genes, Race and Psychology in the Genome Era … Archive …
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture presented an insightful conversation about advancements in genetic research and its implications for ​understanding race.
… moderated a discussion with Alondra Nelson, Rick Kittles and Vence Bonham on how new findings in genetics tear down old ideas about race, grapple with ​the unfinished business of slavery, … research.  … Online … Historically Speaking: Intersecting Race, DNA, And Demography … The National Museum of African …
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NHGRI hosts a virtual Q&A with science journalist Angela Saini, author of “Superior: The Return of Race Science” on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
… Angela Saini is an independent British science journalist and author. She presents radio and television programmes on … and scholars disavowed these ideas and considered race a social construct, it was an idea that still managed to … examination of the insidious and destructive nature of race science—and a powerful reminder that, biologically, we …
News Release
Researchers are asking if the precision medicine approach will reduce or eliminate the role that race plays in prescribing drugs and in health care overall.
… Health care providers have long struggled with considering race when prescribing and dosing medications, an approach that oversimplifies the … medicine approach will reduce or eliminate the role that race plays in prescribing drugs and in health care overall. …