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15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is fostering an appreciation for what our DNA means for our health, identities and culture.
… anyone's genome sequence raises many issues regarding the social context of genomics. information about our genomes is … your society? continued studies of the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic advances can help to break … is helping us understand the complex and intertwined relationships between a person's or groups' ancestry, …
Staff
Dr. Laura Koehly is the chief of and senior investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… m. koehly, ph.d., is chief and senior investigator in the social and behavioral research branch, national human genome … dr. koehly's research focuses on developing and applying social network methods to the study of complex social … the section members aim to examine the influence of social relationships on the communication of genetic and genomic …
Research at NHGRI
The Social and Behavioral Research Branch conducts research to apply genomic discoveries to improve health and clinical care.
… the social and behavioral research branch (sbrb) aims to develop … conduct research at the intersection of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences and train the next generation … research is aligned with the four themes below. the social context of genomic discovery we approach research with …
News Release
Laura Koehly, Ph.D., has been named chief of NHGRI's Social and Behavioral Research Branch.
… mjoseth … laura koehly, ph.d., has been named chief of the social and behavioral research branch (sbrb) in the … laura koehly, ph.d., newly appointed chief of nhgri's social and behavioral research branch. credit: ernesto del … that helped capture information about interpersonal relationships among family members so we could advance our …
News Release
A 2018 workshop led by Alaska Native people provides a path towards collaborative, community-driven genomics research.
… the workshop's goal was to cultivate trust and build relationships between the genomic research community and … disparities, an associate investigator in the nhgri's social and behavioral research branch and co-author on the … the workshop members also recognized that long-term relationships developed through authentic community …
Research Funding
The three research domains to be considered for support by the NHGRI Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program.
… structures and values genomics and the physical and social environments genomics and social justice shifting societal definitions, beliefs and … currently) used in genomic research and medicine and the relationships between these uses and the structural racism …
Research at NHGRI
The Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch studies the genomic and social determinants of complex diseases.
… disease genomics branch (mcidgb) studies the genomic and social determinants of complex diseases. … investigators … studies. mcidgb investigators seek to understand the relationships and interdependencies among clinical … behavior, biosurveillance, and molecular, genomic and social determinants; their effects on gene expression; as …
Genetic Disorders
Autism is characterized by impaired social interactions, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
… group of developmental disorders characterized by impaired social interactions, problems with verbal and nonverbal … group of developmental disorders characterized by impaired social interactions, problems with verbal and nonverbal … any individual and is not based on ethnic, racial or social background. the incidence of autism is the same all …
Staff
Dr. Susan Persky is an associate investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… virtual environment testing area (iveta) within in the social and behavioral research branch (sbrb), national human … northwestern university. she earned an m.a. and ph.d. in social psychology from the university of california, santa … them based on weight, and thereby benefit patient-provider relationships . dr. persky's research has examined the …
Research Funding
The following are research areas of interest that have been identified by the participating NIH institutes and centers (ICs). Program Officer contact information is also included.
… in research that focuses on the ethical, legal and social issues related to cancer and genomics. in particular, … following: studies on the anticipated and actual psycho-social and behavioral impact of genetic and genomic … research has resulted in miscommunication of complex relationships between social identity, ancestry, …