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Genomics & Health Impact Update

Volume 30   Number 21   May 23-30, 2013

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It's a Genomic World!

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Features of the Week


Breast Cancer Genomics & Family History: the Celebrity Effect

 
Medical Genome Sequencing: Evidence and Ethics

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Diseases of the Week


May is Mental Health Month

May is High Blood Pressure Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

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Select Events

  • CDC and Emory University course: Translational Research in Genomic Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, August 15-16, 2013
    A 2-day multi-disciplinary course on establishing the validity and utility of genomic applications in clinical medicine and disease prevention. Register now

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Funding Opportunities

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics, Policy and Law

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn 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

Prevalence and healthcare actions of women in a large health system with a family history meeting the 2005 USPSTF recommendation for BRCA genetic counseling referral
Bellcross CA, Leadbetter S, Alford SH, Peipins LA. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Apr;22(4):728-35.

Development of a genomic DNA reference material Panel for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 (DM1) genetic testing
Kalman L, Tarleton J, Hitch M, Hegde M, Hjelm N, Berry-Kravis E, Zhou L, Hilbert JE, Luebbe EA, Moxley RT 3rd, Toji L.. J Mol Diagn 2013 May

Comparative effectiveness research in cancer genomics and precision medicine: current landscape and future prospects
Simonds NI, Khoury MJ, Schully SD, Armstrong K, Cohn WF, Fenstermacher DA, Ginsburg GS, Goddard KA, Knaus WA, Lyman GH, Ramsey SD, Xu J, Freedman AN. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 May 9.

View previous CDC-authored publications

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About the Genomics & Health Impact Update

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The CDC Office of Public Health Genomics makes available the above information as a public service only. The items in the update come from news articles and scientific articles and abstracts published during the past week. The headlines and lead sentences are exactly as they appear & do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations, or endorsement by the CDC.  Note that some links may become invalid over time.

 


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