Genomics & Health Impact Update
Volume 32 Number 23 June 11-18, 2014About the Update
Lynch Syndrome International Conference
June 21, 2014 ~ Orlando, FL
Genetics, Genomics & Global Health: Inequalities, Identities and Insecurities’
July 18, 2014 ~ University of Sussex, UK
Improving Genetics Education in Graduate and Continuing Health Professional Education: A Workshop
August 18 ~ Washington, DC
Parents' preferences for return of results in pediatric genomic research
Ziniel SI, et al. Public Health Genomics 2014;17(2):105-14
Cancer patients acceptance, understanding, and willingness-to-pay for pharmacogenomic testing
Cuffe S, et al. Pharmacogenet Genomics 2014 Jul;24(7):348-55
Genomic testing: a struggle for oncologists
Hede K J Natl Cancer Inst 2014 Jun;106(6)
Preoperative genetic testing affects surgical decision making in breast cancer patients.
Lokich E, et al. Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Jun 5. pii: S0090-8258(14)01023-3.
Selective versus universal screening for Lynch syndrome: A six-year clinical experience.
Kidambi TD,et al Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Jun 6.
The expression pattern of 19 genes predicts the histology of endometrial carcinoma
Sung C, et al. Scientific Reports 4, Article number: 5174; 2014 Jun 4
Variants near TERT and TERC influencing telomere length are associated with high-grade glioma risk.
Walsh KM, et al. Nat Genet. 2014 Jun 8.
Longer telomeres linked to risk of brain cancer, Medical Xpress, Jun 8
The International Cancer Genome Consortium's evolving data-protection policies
Milius D, et al. Nat Biotechnol 2014 Jun;32(6):519-23
To disclose, or not to disclose? Context matters
Rahimzadeh V, et al. European J of Human Genetics 2014 Jun 11
Reflecting on more than two decades of the ELSI "experiment", by Steven Benowitz, National Human Genome Research Institute, Jun 6
Back to the future: Family history is still key in the genomic era, ASCO Post, Jun 2
Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) guidelines for rasburicase therapy in the context of G6PD deficiency genotype
Relling M, et al. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014 May 2.
The role of the genetic counsellor: a systematic review of research evidence
Skirton H, et al. European J of Human Genetics 2014 Jun 11
The usefulness of whole-exome sequencing in routine clinical practice.
Iglesias A, et al. Genet Med. 2014 Jun 5.
Cloud-compatible bioinformatics pipeline for ultrarapid pathogen identification from next-generation sequencing of clinical samples.
Samia N. Naccache et al. Genome Research, June 2014
Risks abound–to your child and society–in delaying vaccinating your child, by Ben Locwin, Genetic Literacy Project, Jun 10
Study launched to assess genetic susceptibility to severe streptococcal infection, Public Health England, Jun 10
New method aims to sequence the genomes of the most elusive microbes, by Aaron Krol, BioIT World, Jun 9
Cancer-gene data sharing boosted - Efforts to get more breast-cancer gene variants into public databases are gaining ground, by Erika Check Hayden, Nature News, Jun 10
Google Genomics supports major autism project, PHG Foundation, Jun 10
New pan-Canadian Genomics Innovation Network, PHG Foundation, Jun 9
NIH Research Matters: Revealing the human proteome, Jun 9
Survey finds more inquiries to genetic counselors, including from the "worried-well", by Christina Izzo, Oncology Nursing News, Jun 9
Guest blog: Great sequencing power — great responsibility, by Chris Gunter & Daniel MacArthur, SFARI blog post, Jun 6
The top 10 misconceptions about genetic counselors and genetic testing, Ihavelynchsyndrome blog post Jun 5
U.S. backs new genetic research on infectious diseases, Reuters, Jun 5
Wanted: a better analogy. Why geneticists hate the term dark matter, by Cathryn Delude, Proto Mag, Spring 2014
GWAS in a box: Statistical and visual analytics of structured associations via GenAMap.
Xing EP, et al.PLoS One. 2014 Jun 6;9(6):e97524.
CDC authors are indicated in bold
Molecular determinants of dengue virus 2 envelope protein important for virus entry in FcγRIIA-mediated antibody-dependent enhancement of infection.
Chotiwan N, Roehrig JT, Schlesinger JJ, Blair CD, Huang CY. Virology. 2014 May;456-457:238-46.
Description of Campylobacter fetus subsp. testudinum subsp. nov., isolated from humans and reptiles.
Fitzgerald C, Tu ZC, Patrick M, Stiles T, Lawson AJ, Santovenia M, Gilbert MJ, van Bergen M, Joyce K, Pruckler J, Stroika S, Duim B, Miller WG, Loparev VL, Sinnige JC, Fields PI, Tauxe RV, Blaser MJ, Wagenaar JA. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014 Jun 4. pii: ijs.0.057778-0.
Identification and epidemiology of a rare HoBi-like pestivirus strain in Bangladesh
Haider N, Rahman MS, Khan SU, Mikolon A, Gurley ES, Osmani MG, Shanta IS, Paul SK, Macfarlane-Berry L, Islam A, Desmond J, Epstein JH, Daszak P, Azim T, Luby SP, Zeidner N, Rahman MZ. Transbound Emerg Dis 2014 Jun;61(3):193-8.
Assessing value in biomedical research: The PQRST of appraisal and reward
John P. A. Ioannidis & Muin J. Khoury, JAMA, June 9, 2014
Real-time PCR assays for genotyping of Cryptococcus gattii in North America
Kelley EJ, Driebe EM, Etienne K, Brandt ME, Schupp JM, Gillece JD, Trujillo JS, Lockhart SR, Deak E, Keim PS, Engelthaler DM. et al. BMC Microbiol 2014 May 13;14(1):125.
Actionable diagnosis of neuroleptospirosis by next-generation sequencing
Wilson MR1, Naccache SN, Samayoa E, Biagtan M, Bashir H, Yu G, Salamat SM, Somasekar S, Federman S, Miller S, Sokolic R, Garabedian E, Candotti F, Buckley RH, Reed KD, Meyer TL, Seroogy CM, Galloway R, Henderson SL, Gern JE, DeRisi JL, Chiu CY. New Engl J Med, Jun 4, 2014.
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