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Research at NHGRI
The Immersive Simulation Program (ISP) provides expertise, tools, and support for the integration of emerging technology-based methods into health and medical research.
… racial group.   We validated a VR-based buffet simulation for measurement of parents’ food choices for their … presence in a VR-based food environment. … The Immersive Simulation Program (ISP) provides expertise, tools, and … throughout the NIH community. … To contact the Immersive Simulation Program (ISP), please email immersivesim@nih.gov . …
Profile
NHGRI researchers recently published a study using virtual reality simulations to investigate how clinicians might use a type of genomic risk information called polygenic risk scores in medical care.
Staff
Dr. Guanjie Chen is a senior research fellow with the NHGRI's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… genetic statistics, and statistical computation and simulation. Curriculum Vitae … NHGRI/NIH: Ao Yuan, Guanjie … Global Health, genetic epidemiology, genetic statistics, simulation … Guanjie Chen, Center for Research on Genomics … Global Health, genetic epidemiology, genetic statistics, simulation … Dr. Guanjie Chen is a senior research fellow …
Staff
Dr. Susan Persky is an associate investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… and Behavior Unit. She also directs the Immersive Simulation Program (ISP) within the Social and Behavioral … building a research program and leading the Immersive Simulation Program (ISP) and its VR-based research facility … Staff … Health Communication and Behavior Unit … Immersive Simulation Program … Susan Persky, Ph.D. … Susan Persky, …
News Release
NHGRI researchers are increasingly using artificial intelligence tools to answer compelling questions in genomics, such as predicting rare genetic disorders and their severity, and to understand how genomic information influences decision-making.
… can influence behavior. Dr. Persky heads the Immersive Simulation Program at NHGRI , in which her research group …
News Release
Virtual reality is a rapidly expanding area of tech and gaming and important in medicine and health.
Staff
Dr. Wilson is the co-chief of and senior investigator in NHGRI's Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch.
… traits that address these challenges, 3) to use computer simulation to investigate the statistical properties of these … of these tests have been investigated with computer simulation studies to ensure that the tests are statistically … Software packages developed include 1) the Genometric Simulation Analysis Package (GASP), 2) the implementation of …
Staff
Dr. Donna Messersmith is a provider education specialist in the Education and Community Involvement Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
Fact Sheet
With increasing complexity in genomic data, researchers are turning to artificial intelligence and machine learning as ways to identify meaningful patterns for healthcare and research purposes.
For Teachers
A microbiome is all of the genetic material found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus.