The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. The society has nearly 8,000 members who contribute to the scientific community, including researchers, clinicians, academicians, ethicists, genetic counselors, nurses, and others with a special interest in human genetics.

As the largest professional membership organization for human genetics professionals who are leaders in their field, ASHG is your key source for news, information, and expert opinions on genetics research and education. 

The ASHG Communications Department provides reporters with Society press releases, an ASHG news clips archive, suggestions for story ideas, and information about media outreach and press events for the ASHG Annual Meeting and other Society-sponsored events.

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