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Published by the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG), the Update includes CDC announcements, publications, blogs and other products. The Update also includes links to genomics and health impact news and publications. The Update features genomic tests, family history, programs and practice, policy and legislation and public health science.  To receive this update electronically every week sign-up here.


Wednesday, October 3, 2012       Volume 29   Number 14

Spotlight

New strategies in Public Health Genomics

New Strategies in Public Health Genomics Beyond Newborn Screening





Family History and Evidence-based Disease Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
  • There is limited literature on genetics of SIDS: Since 2001, 65 genetic association studies have been conducted with no meta analyses or genome wide association studies-Check out the HuGE Navigator

CDC Feature: Depression

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Topics of the Week


Cancer

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Testing

Guidelines and Recommendations

Public Health Sciences

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Multiwalled carbon nanotube-induced gene signatures in the mouse lung: potential predictive value for human lung cancer risk and prognosis
Guo NL, Wan YW, Denvir J, Porter DW, Pacurari M, Wolfarth MG, Castranova V, Qian Y. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2012 Sep 15;75(18):1129-53.

Association between adult height, genetic susceptibility and risk of glioma
Kitahara CM, Wang SS, Melin BS, Wang Z, Braganza M, Inskip PD, Albanes D, Andersson U, Beane Freeman LE, Buring JE, Carreon T, Feychting M, Gapstur SM, Gaziano JM, Giles GG, Hallmans G, Hankinson SE, Henriksson R, Hsing AW, Johansen C, Linet MS, McKean-Cowdin R, Michaud DS, Peters U, Purdue MP, Rothman N, Ruder AM, Sesso HD, Severi G, Shu XO, Stevens VL, Visvanathan K, Waters MA, White E, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Zheng W, Hoover R, Fraumeni JF, Chatterjee N, Yeager M, Chanock SJ, Hartge P, Rajaraman P. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Aug;41(4):1075-1085.

Serotypes and genetic profiles of Bordetella pertussis strains isolated in the city of Sao Paulo, 2006-2008
Leite D, Cassiday PK, Tatti KM, Vaz TM, Tondella ML. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2012 Jul-Aug;88(4):357-60.

The malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax exhibits greater genetic diversity than Plasmodium falciparum
Neafsey DE, Galinsky K, Jiang RH, Young L, Sykes SM, Saif S, Gujja S, Goldberg JM, Young S, Zeng Q, Chapman SB, Dash AP, Anvikar AR, Sutton PL, Birren BW, Escalante AA, Barnwell JW, Carlton JM. Nat Genet. 2012 Sep;44(9):1046-50.

Plasmodium cynomolgi genome sequences provide insight into Plasmodium vivax and the monkey malaria clade
Tachibana S, Sullivan SA, Kawai S, Nakamura S, Kim HR, Goto N, Arisue N, Palacpac NM, Honma H, Yagi M, Tougan T, Katakai Y, Kaneko O, Mita T, Kita K, Yasutomi Y, Sutton PL, Shakhbatyan R, Horii T, Yasunaga T, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA, Carlton JM, Tanabe K. Nat Genet. 2012 Aug 5;44(9):1051-5.

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