The studies that link genetic markers with disease focus largely on white European populations, and neglect other races and ethnicities, according to an analysis published in the journal Cell on Thursday.

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Our Gail Javitt, with Robert E. Wanerman, writes, “A national coverage decision (NCD) published on March 16, 2018 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) focuses attention on foundational challenges to integrating genomics into clinical medicine”

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Under the expert guidance of Karen Rothenberg, JD, MPA, Marjorie Cook Professor of Law, the students spent 13 intense weeks exploring the ethical, legal, social, and policy issues raised by genomics research

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Panelists offer details on research programs using genetic information to diagnose and treat tragic childhood diseases

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The NIH has awarded the Berman Institute a ‘Center of Excellence’ grant for research on the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of applying genomics to infectious disease.

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Strong genomics record bodes well but a shortage of doctors could pose a hurdle

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Vaccines and Genomics

October 29, 2015

Opening a new blog series from our Genomic Uses in Infectious Diseases and Epidemics (GUIDE) Project, thoughts from the team on genetic testing for adverse reactions to vaccination

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What is the essence of being a human? Is it our thoughts, our emotions? Are we defined by what we do, our achievements; our great successes and failures? Or are we merely the result of the interactions of some 25,000 genes?

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