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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 28, 2013       Volume 30   Number 13

Spotlight

sleeping beauty

Reporting Incidental Findings in Medical Sequencing Studies






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Features of the Week


The Affordable Care Act and Genomics

Economics and Genomic Medicine

Transforming Epidemiology for 21st Century Medicine & Public Health

New EGAPP Recommendation: Genomic Testing to Assess Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Diseases of the Week


Autism

Cardiovascular disease

Cerebral Palsy

Diabetes Alert Day, March 26

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Select Events

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics & Law

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

Newborn Screening

Pharmacogenomics

Prenatal Screening

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

Tools and Databases

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Analysis of whole genome sequences of 16 strains of rubella virus from the United States, 1961-2009
Abernathy E, Chen MH, Bera J, Shrivastava S, Kirkness E, Zheng Q, Bellini W, Icenogle J. Virol J. 2013 ;10:32.

RIG-I goes beyond naked recognition
Bowzard JB, Ranjan P, Sambhara S. Cell Host Microbe. 2013 Mar 13;13(3):247-9.

Opportunities for Public Health Communication, Intervention, and Future Research on Breast Cancer in Younger Women.
Buchanan N, Roland KB, Rodriguez JL, Miller JW, Fairley T. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Mar 20

Preconception folic acid supplementation and risk for chromosome 21 nondisjunction: a report from the National Down Syndrome Project
Hollis ND, Allen EG, Oliver TR, Tinker SW, Druschel C, Hobbs CA, O'Leary LA, Romitti PA, Royle MH, Torfs CP, Freeman SB, Sherman SL, Bean LJ. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Mar;161(3):438-44.

Draft genome sequences of Bordetella holmesii strains from blood (F627) and nasopharynx (H558)
Tatti KM, Loparev VN, Ranganathanganakammal S, Changayil S, Frace M, Weil MR, Sammons S, Maccannell D, Mayer LW, Tondella ML. Genome Announc. 2013 ;1(2):e0005613.

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