Skip directly to local search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Genomics & Health Impact Update

Volume 32  Number 10  March 12 - 20, 2014About the Update

Top of Page


Select Events

conference room

Third Symposium on Translational Genomics
March 20-21 ~ Bethesda, MD

ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
March 25-29 ~ Nashville, TN

Public Health Genomics In Practice: State Strategies for Preventing Heritable Cancer and Cardiovascular Syndromes A webinar presented by the APHA Genomics Forum and Genetic Alliance
April 8, 12 pm ~ Webinar

1000 Genomes Project and Beyond
June 24-26 ~ Churchill College, Cambridge, UK

Top of Page


Reports and Publications

Ethics, Policy & Law

Genomic Tests & Practice

Reproductive Health

Public Health Sciences

a globe surrounded by computer monitors with images of people with are connected to each other

Gene expression analysis in RA: towards personalized medicine
Burska A, et al. Pharmacogenomics Journal 2014 Mar 4

Gene editing of CCR5 in autologous CD4 T cells of persons infected with HIV
Tebas P, et al. N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 6;370(10):901-10.

Promising results from HIV gene editing therapy, PHG Foundation, Mar 10

Reviews, News & Commentaries

stacked papers

The social (media) side to rheumatology
Francis Berenbaum Nature Reviews Rheumatology, March 4, 2014

Big data in biomedicine: Videos from the Stanford University 2013 Conference- Impact of genomics on epidemiology

Patients who question their doctors are changing the face of medicine – and physicians are embracing the shift, by Dr. James Aw, National Post, Mar 11

Trends in genomics technology, by Barrett Bready and John Thompson, R&D Magazine, Mar 10

Scripps shares genetic sequences of healthy elderly to boost Alzheimer's and cancer research, by Nick Paul Taylor, FierceBiotechIT, Mar 10

Why so many huge sequencing projects? By Art Wuster, Seqonomics, Mar 10

The fat drug- antibiotics and the microbiome, by PAGAN KENNEDY, New York Times, Mar 8

Global genomic data-sharing effort kicks off. A coalition of researchers, funders and businesses aims to facilitate the exchange of genomic data, by Ewen Callaway, Nature, Mar 6

Practical playbook merges public health/primary care using health IT, by Brett Coughlin, Health Buzz, Mar 6 

A sustainable financial model for community health systems  
James Hester et al. IOM Discussion paper 2014 Mar 6 

Genetic modification of cells proves generally safe as HIV treatment strategy, National Institute Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Mar 5

The clinical sequencer, by Theral Timpson, Mendelspod, Mar 3

The $1000 genome - a computational perspective, by Glenn Lockwood, Jan 15

Tools and Databases

numbers on a grid

Did you know? The NIH Genetic Testing Registry has now more than 13000 tests on more than 4000 conditions. Check it out

The NIH Clinical Genomic Database

The HuGENavigator database now has almost 90K publications including ~2750 genomewide association studies & > 5500 meta analyses- check it out

The GAPP Finder of the GAPPKb database now has 547 genomic tests that have been suggested for use in clinical research and practice.

Top of Page

CDC-Authored Genomics Publications

hand holding a pen on an article

CDC authors are indicated in bold

Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Producing New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase at an Acute Care Hospital, Colorado, 2012.
Epson EE, Pisney LM, Wendt JM, Maccannell DR, Janelle SJ, Kitchel B, Rasheed JK, Limbago BM, Gould CV, Kallen AJ, Barron MA, Bamberg WM. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;35(4):390-7.

The association between demographic and behavioral characteristics and sunburn among U.S. adults - National Health Interview Survey, 2010.
Holman DM, Berkowitz Z, Guy GP Jr, Hartman AM, Perna FM. Prev Med. 2014 Feb 28. pii: S0091-7435(14)00083-8.

Cryptosporidium parvum IId family: clonal population and dispersal from Western Asia to other geographical regions
Wang R, Zhang L, Axen C, Bjorkman C, Jian F, Amer S, Liu A, Feng Y, Li G, Lv C, Zhao Z, Qi M, Dong H, Wang H, Sun Y, Ning C, Xiao L. Sci Rep. 2014 ;4:4208.

View previous CDC-authored publications

Top of Page

About the Genomics & Health Impact Update

The Update includes genomics and health impact news and publications, CDC announcements, reports, blogs, podcasts, and other products. The Update features genomic tests, family history, programs and practice, policy and legislation and public health science.  To receive the update electronically every week sign-up here.


Send Web sites that you would like to see included in a future update to

Sign-up for new Genomics and Health Impact Updates through GovDelivery.
You may return to GovDelivery to edit preferences.

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.


Contact Us:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd.
    Atlanta, GA 30333 USA
    800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
  • Additional information for Public Health Genomics is available on our contact page. The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO
A-Z Index
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #