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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, January 17, 2013       Volume 30   Number 3

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Genomic Medicine: The Future is Here

 




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Features of the Week


15 Years of Public Health Genomics

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

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Diseases of the Week


Spina Bifida

Osteoporosis

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Select Events


Global Health: From John Snow to Genome Science

Translational genomics: The path from genomic insight to clinical applications, licensed drugs and treatment decisions through case-examples, January 15, London UK

Healthy People 2020 Progress Review: Cancer and Genomic Topic Areas, February 6, Webinar

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Funding Opportunities

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Genomics in Practice

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Pharmacogenomics

Prenatal Screening

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Detection of hepatitis C virus transmission using DNA mass spectrometry
Ganova-Raeva LM, Dimitrova ZE, Campo DS, Yulin L, Ramachandran S, Xia GL, Honisch C, Cantor CR, Khudyakov YE. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 8.

Occurrence of beta-lactamase genes among non-Typhi Salmonella enterica isolated from humans, food animals, and retail meats in the United States and Canada
Sjolund-Karlsson M, Howie RL, Blickenstaff K, Boerlin P, Ball T, Chalmers G, Duval B, Haro J, Rickert R, Zhao S, Fedorka-Cray PJ, Whichard JM. Microb Drug Resist. 2013 Jan 5.

"Drivers" of translational cancer epidemiology in the 21st century: needs and opportunities
Tram Kim Lam, Margaret Spitz, Sheri D. Schully, and Muin J. Khoury. 2013 Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Jan 15.

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