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About Genomics & Health Weekly Update

The Genomics & Health Weekly Update provides information about the impact of human genetic research about disease prevention and public health. It is published each Thursday except on major holidays. It is distributed only in electronic form and is free of charge.

The Genomics & Health Weekly Update is published by the Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

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Content for the Genomics & Health Weekly Update is selected solely for newsworthiness and potential interest to readers. It is organized in the following categories:

  • Spotlight - major scientific advances, new legislation, program achievements, and more,
  • Genomics Announcements – new genomics funding opportunities, particular publications, events, and other activities,
  • Genomics in the News – recent news articles,
  • Upcoming Events – upcoming conferences, workshops, and other events,
  • Surfing Items – links to Web sites that contain useful resources,
  • Genomics in the Scientific Literature – recent peer-reviewed scientific articles,
  • HuGE Navigator – links to peer reviewed scientific articles about population prevalence of genotypes, gene-disease associations, gene-environment and gene-gene interactions, and evaluation of genetic tests.

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