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News Release
NIH is awarding $18.9 million towards research that aims to accelerate the use of genome sequencing in clinical care for all individuals.
… Sheena Faherty, Ph.D. … The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is awarding $18.9 million towards research that aims to accelerate the use of genome sequencing in clinical care. The new awards … and best practices to ensure that the effectiveness of genomic medicine can be applied to all individuals and …
News Release
Nurses and other health professionals looking to integrate genomics into patient care now have access to an online toolkit with more than 100 resources.
… to an online toolkit with more than 100 resources, part of a new website launched by the National Human Genome … can help practicing nurses care for patients undergoing genomic testing and treatments, build awareness in their … Competency … Related Content … New toolkit helps nurses use genomics in patient care … Nurses and other health …
Research Training
The Clinical Center Genomics Opportunity promotes precision medicine and development of infrastructure to support clinical genomics at the NIH Clinical Center.
… promotes precision medicine and spurs the development of infrastructure to support clinical genomics in the NIH … capabilities within their Institutes to effectively use genomic data in clinical research and clinical care. The NIH …
Health
Genomic medicine involves using genomic information as part of clinical care and the health outcomes and policy implications of that clinical use.
Genomic medicine is an emerging medical discipline that … using genomic information about an individual as part of their clinical care (e.g. for diagnostic or therapeutic … health outcomes and policy implications of that clinical use. Already, genomic medicine is making an impact in the …
Event
On April 10-11, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will sponsor a workshop titled Defining a Clinical Data Ecosystem for Genomic Health in Washington, DC.
… The objectives of this meeting are to: Define data ecosystem outlining current and optimal paths of genomic data from lab to EHR to patient/clinician and across … could change due to their genetic profiles (such as the use different pharmaceuticals, gene-based therapeutics, and …
Research Funding
​CSER is rapidly advancing the knowledge necessary to develop best practices for implementating genomic sequence data into clinical care. ​
… Reports of genomic sequencing being applied to the medical care of … more frequent, but much more needs to be done before the use of sequence data becomes routine. Evidence regarding the most promising …
Research Funding
ClinGen will advance genomics in clinical care and improve our understanding of phenotypic and functional effects of genetic variants and their clinical value.
… to disease. As a result, information on only a few genomic variants is used in clinical practice. One factor that limits the clinical use of variant information is the lack of openly accessible …
Policies and Guidance
Broad data sharing promotes maximum public benefit from federally funded genomics research. NHGRI supports the broadest appropriate genomic data sharing with timely data release through widely accessible data repositories. These repositories may be open access (unrestricted) or, if more appropriate, controlled access.
… genomics research. NHGRI supports the broadest appropriate genomic data sharing with timely data release through widely … NHGRI strongly encourages studies involving human data to use data generated from sources with participant consent for … consent language should avoid restrictions on the types of users who may access the data. NHGRI acknowledges that …
About NHGRI
The Genomic Data Science Working Group facilitates engagement of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research on genomics and data science issues.
… The NHGRI Genomic Data Science Working Group facilitates a deeper engagement of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research on …
Event
Workshop on use of race and ethnicity data in genomics, biomedical, and clinical research, and their influence on minority health and health disparities.
… Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) convened a workshop to discuss the use of race and ethnicity data in genomics, biomedical, and clinical research, and …