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Weekly Update

April 28 - May 5, 2016

Spotlight

Epidemiology in the Era of Precision Medicine

This week, we highlight the role of epidemiology in the era of genomics, big data and precision medicine.  
This week also marks CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service  annual meeting. The meeting highlights CDC disease detectives epidemiologic activities and includes a session on using advanced molecular detection tools to direct public health action. For more information, check CDC information.  

What's New

	Will Precision Medicine Improve Public Health

Precision Medicine & Public Health

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	CDC Public Health Grand Rounds - Cancer & Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention April 19, 2016

CDC Public Health Grand Rounds

Watch Video on Genomics & Cancer

	old hand wiith DNA

Arthritis: Genomics and Public Health

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Malaria: Genomics and Public Health

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About the Genomics & Health Impact Update

The Office of Public Health Genomics provides updated and credible information on how genomic information and family health history can improve health and influence policy and practice. We highlight news and information on the use of genomic tests and other applications, including family health history, in clinical and public health practice and programs, along with relevant data, policy, and legislation. We hope the update is informative to practitioners, policy makers, consumers, and researchers. Please send your comments to genetics@cdc.gov.

About the Genomics & Health Impact Update

The Office of Public Health Genomics provides updated and credible information on how genomic information and family health history can improve health and influence policy and practice. We highlight news and information on the use of genomic tests and other applications, including family health history, in clinical and public health practice and programs, along with relevant data, policy, and legislation. We hope the update is informative to practitioners, policy makers, consumers, and researchers. Please send your comments to genetics@cdc.gov.

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