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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.


Thursday, February 7, 2013       Volume 30   Number 6

Spotlight

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World Cancer Day






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Features of the Week


February is Heart Disease Month

Healthy People 2020: Review of Progress in Cancer & Genomics

The Human Genome Epidemiology Network (HuGENet)

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Diseases of the Week


Stroke

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Select Events

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Reports and Publications


Cancer
Ethics

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Pharmacogenomics

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Knowledge integration in cancer: current landscape and future prospects
Ioannidis JP, Schully SD, Lam TK, Khoury MJ. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Jan;22(1):3-10.

KPC-4 is encoded within a truncated Tn4401 in an IncL/M plasmid, pNE1280, isolated from Enterobacter cloacae and Serratia marcescens
Bryant KA, Van Schooneveld TC, Thapa I, Bastola D, Williams LO, Safranek TJ, Hinrichs SH, Rupp ME, Fey PD Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Jan;57(1):37-41.

The Francisella tularensis FabI enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase gene is essential to bacterial viability and is expressed during infection
Kingry LC, Cummings JE, Brookman KW, Bommineni GR, Tonge PJ, Slayden RA. J Bacteriol. 2013 Jan;195(2):351-8.

Improving the efficiency and relevance of evidence-based recommendations in the era of whole-genome sequencing: an EGAPP methods update
Veenstra DL, Piper M, Haddow JE, Pauker SG, Klein R, Richards CS, Tunis SR, Djulbegovic B, Marrone M, Lin JS, Berg AO, Calonge N. Genet Med. 2013 Jan;15(1):14-24.

Pneumococcal capsular switching: a historical perspective
Wyres KL, Lambertsen LM, Croucher NJ, McGee L, von Gottberg A, Linares J, Jacobs MR, Kristinsson KG, Beall BW, Klugman KP, Parkhill J, Hakenbeck R, Bentley SD, Brueggemann AB. J Infect Dis. 2013 Feb;207(3):439-49.

Survival among people with Down syndrome: a nationwide population-based study in Denmark
Zhu JL, Hasle H, Correa A, Schendel D, Friedman JM, Olsen J, Rasmussen SA. Genet Med. 2013 Jan;15(1):64-9.

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