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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, March 14, 2013       Volume 30   Number 11

Spotlight

DNA sequencing


Whole Genome Sequencing for All?






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Features of the Week


Colorectal Cancer Awareness-What do you know about Lynch Syndrome?

March is Blood Clot Awareness (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Month

Diabetes Alert Day, March 26

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Diseases of the Week


World Kidney Day March 14

Tourette Syndrome

Age-related Macular Degeneration

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Select Events


Future of genomic medicine, La Jolla, California March 8-10

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics & Law

Family History

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

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

Susceptibility to repeated, low-dose, rectal SHIVSF162P3 challenge is independent of TRIM5 genotype in rhesus macaques
Butler K, Morgan JS, Hanson DL, Adams DR, Garcia-Lerma G, Heneine PW, Ellenberger D, Hendry RM, McNicholl JM, Johnson W, Kersh EN. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Mar 5.

MtrR control of a transcriptional regulatory pathway in Neisseria meningitidis that influences expression of a gene (nadA) encoding a vaccine candidate
Cloward JM, Shafer WM. PLoS One. 2013 ;8(2):e56097.

Modeling uncertain outcomes of genetic testing: factor V Leiden mutation and pregnant women
Grosse SD, Caughey AB. Genet Med. 2013 Feb 28.

Transforming epidemiology for 21st century medicine and public health
Khoury MJ, Lam TK, Ioannidis JP, Hartge P, Spitz MR, Buring JE, Chanock SJ, Croyle R, Goddard KA, Ginsburg GS, Herceg Z, Hiatt RA, Hoover RN, Hunter DJ, Kramer BS, Lauer MS, Meyerhardt JA, Olopade OI, Palmer JR, Sellers TA, Seminara D, Ransohoff DF, Rebbeck TR, Tourassi G, Zauber AG, Winn DM, Schully SD. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Mar 5.

Comparison of DNA extraction kits for detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei in spiked human whole blood using real-time PCR
Podnecky NL, Elrod MG, Newton BR, Dauphin LA, Shi J, Chawalchitiporn S, Baggett HC, Hoffmaster AR, Gee JE. PLoS One. 2013 ;8(2):e58032.

Inhibition of DNA-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit by small molecule inhibitor NU7026 sensitizes human leukemic K562 cells to benzene metabolite-induced apoptosis
You H, Kong MM, Wang LP, Xiao X, Liao HL, Bi ZY, Yan H, Wang H, Wang CH, Ma Q, Liu YQ, Bi YY. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2013 Feb;33(1):43-50.

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