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News Clip Archives

 

 

2013

Dr. Neil J. Risch Named 2014 ASHG President-Elect/Board of Directors Officers Announced

November 26, 2013

2012

Congratulations to the 2012 Epstein Trainee Research Award Finalists and Semifinalists

September 10, 2012

 

Former ASHG President Dr. Ed McCabe Becomes Medical Director of the March of Dimes

August 15, 2012

 

Wallace Wins the Gruber Genetics Prize

June 28, 2012


Support FASEB Petition to Reject NSF Funding Cuts in FY 2013
May 8, 2012

 

ASHG Board Secretary Brendan Lee Honored as 2012 Men of Distinction Awardee
May 5, 2012

 

Three ASHG Members Elected to the National Academy of Sciences (E. Eichler, L. Ptacek, A. Clark) May 1, 2012

 

ASHG Announces 2012 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners
April 20, 2012

 

FASEB Analysis Shows Devastating Impact of Sequestration on Medical Research
April 16, 2012

 

ASHG Statement on Tennessee Law Undermining the Teaching of Evolution
April 11, 2012

 

ASHG 2010 Program Committee Chair Charles Lee Honored as 2012 Recipient of Chen Global New Investigator Award
March 19, 2012

 

NIH Launches Genetic Testing Registry
February 29, 2012
 

ASHG Past President F. Clarke Fraser Named to Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
February 16, 2012

 

PCAST Releases New Undergraduate STEM Education Report
February 7, 2012

 

ACMG to Host Training Webinar on NBSTRN Virtual Repository for Dried Blood Spots
January 12, 2012

 

ASHG Mourns Passing of James F. Crow, Past President and Population Genetics Pioneer
January 5, 2012

 

NIH Launches First Online Genetics Course for Social and Behavioral Scientists January 3, 2012

2011

ASHG 2011 Meeting Summary: Human Genetics in Full Resolution
Genome Biology - Nov 24, 2011
 

Home Genetics Tests Are Called Unreliable
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Mar 23, 2011

 

FDA Advisers See Strong Physician Role in DTC Genetic Tests
Internal Medicine News - Mar 10, 2011

 

FDA Panel Advises Caution on Personal Genetic Testing
Los Angeles Times - Mar 9, 2011

 

FDA Panel Suggests Physician Oversight of DTC Genetic Tests
Medscape - Mar 9, 2011

 

Dr. Charles Epstein Dies at 77; Geneticist Survived Attack by Unabomber
Los Angeles Times - Feb 19, 2011

 

New Opportunities in the Genomic Era
Nature Jobs - Feb 10, 2011

 

Genetic Tests Can Unearth Family Secrets, Such as Incest
ABC News - Feb 10, 2011

 

The Human Genome Project 10 Years Out: Reviewing the Past, Present, and Future of Genomic Medicine
Medscape - Jan 4, 2011

 

ASHG Annual Meeting Named to the ‘Fastest 50 Rapidly Growing Trade Shows’ List for 2010
Trade Show Executive - Jan 19, 2011

 

New Faces a Hot Commodity at Genetics Society Meeting
Trade Show Executive - Jan 18, 2011

2010

Researchers Report on Users' Understanding of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Test Results
GenomeWeb News - Dec 1, 2010

 

Family Tree Is Ripe with Vital Health Information
The Salt Lake Tribune - Nov 27, 2010

 

Family Health History Provides Life-Saving Information
Dallas Morning News - Nov 23, 2010

 

Geneticist at CHOP Honored for Outstanding Research
Medical News Today - Nov 23, 2010

 

Rare Disease Drugs: A $1 Trillion Market?
Forbes - Nov 19, 2010

 

Turning Data Into Genomic Medicine
Genetic Engineering & Biotech News - Nov 19, 2010

 

General Satisfaction With Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Kits
Medscape - Nov 17, 2010

 

Cancer Genetics Pioneers Mary-Claire King and Janet Rowley Receive 2010 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize
Adapted from Rockefeller University Press Release - November 17, 2010

 

Back to the Genetic Future: Why Family Medical History Is Key
Newsweek - Nov 14, 2010

 

Physicians, Consumers Need Better Understanding of Genetic Testing
Medscape - Nov 12, 2010

 

Reflections on ASHG 2010 Meeting(Summary of Social Media Success at ASHG 2010)
Shirley Who Blog - Nov 11, 2010

 

Genomic Sequencing: Where Science and Law Collide
Internal Medicine News - Nov 11, 2010

 

Family Health History Better Than Genetic Screening
About.com - Nov 10, 2010

 

Stealth DNA May Control Aging
Technology Review - Nov 9, 2010

 

ASHG Research Emphasizes Medical Value of Family History
HealthLeaders Media - Nov 9, 2010

 

Family Health History: 'Best Kept Secret' in Care
Associated Press (AP) - Nov 8, 2010

 

Family Health Histories: How to Get Started
Associated Press (AP) - Nov 8, 2010

 

Experts Discuss Consumer Views of DTC Genetic Testing at ASHG
GenomeWeb News - Nov 8, 2010

 

Study: Gene Variations Affect Sleep Time
United Press International (UPI) - Nov 8, 2010

 

NIH Chief Warns of Research Grant Shortfalls
USA Today - Nov 7, 2010

 

Scientists to Congress: Pass the Stem Cell Law ... While You Still Can
Los Angeles Times - Nov 6, 2010

 

Gene Test Users Largely Satisfied, Survey Finds
Reuters - Nov 5, 2010

 

Family First: Family History Better at Predicting Disease Risk Than Screening
ABC News - Nov 5, 2010

 

ASHG: Family Cancer History Major Topic at Genetics Meeting
HealthDay - Nov 5, 2010

 

Cleveland Clinic Research Shows Family Health History Valuable in Predicting Disease
Plain Dealer - Nov 5, 2010

 

Personal Genomics Tests Prompt Lifestyle Changes
New Scientist - Nov 5, 2010

 

Genome May Be Mostly Junk After All
U.S. News & World Report - Nov 5, 2010

 

Central Dogma of Genetics Maybe Not So Central
U.S. News & World Report - Nov 5, 2010

 

Lander's Lessons Ten Years After the Human Genome Project
Bio-IT World - Nov 3, 2010

 

Utahns’ Genes Could Reveal Causes of Disease
The Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 5, 2010

 

It’s in the Genes
Las Vegas Business Press - Aug 23, 2010

 

DNA Dilemma: Should Genetic Tests Be on the Market?
Newsweek - Aug 5, 2010

 

Family Data Underused to Track Disease
Nature Medicine - Jul 2010

 

Meet Your Ancestors
New Scientist - Jun 19, 2010

 

Government Moves to Oversee Genetic Tests Aimed at Consumers
Chicago Tribune - Jun 17, 2010

 

Would Regulation Kill Genetic Testing?
Newsweek - Jun 4, 2010

 

HHS Committee Urges Genetics Education Effort

GenomeWeb News - Jun 4, 2010

 

Moving Beyond the Basics: Teaching the Genetics of Complex Traits
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) - May 21, 2010

 

Personal Gene-Testing Companies Need U.S. Clearance, FDA Says
Bloomberg BusinessWeek - May 14, 2010

 

Genetic Ancestry Tests Are Imperfect Say Researchers

Reuters - May 13, 2010

 

High School Students Get to the Root of DNA

Connecticut Post - May 3, 2010

 

Happy DNA Day!

GenomeWeb News - Apr 23, 2010

 

In Surprise Ruling, Court Declares Two Gene Patents Invalid
Newsweek - Mar 29, 2010

2009

 

Job Opportunities in Genetics Research on Rise
Miami Herald - Dec 22, 2009

 

Thanks to GINA, Your Genes Can't Affect Your Job
Kansas City Star - Nov 23, 2009

 

African Genetic Diversity
Science News - Oct 27, 2009

 

Scientists Discover Gene Key to Human Speech
U.S. News & World Report - Oct 26, 2009

 

The Future of Healthcare Practice: Predictive, Preventive, and Personalized
Medscape - Oct 26, 2009

 

Cancer Genomics in the Spotlight at ASHG
GenomeWeb News - Oct 26, 2009

 

Kalahari Bushmen Genome Project Underway
GenomeWeb News - Oct 26, 2009

 

As Genetic Testing Races Ahead, Doctors Are Left Behind
Los Angeles Times - Oct 24, 2009

 

Some Parts of Human Genome Get Lost
U.S. News & World Report - Oct 22, 2009

 

Researchers Discuss 1000 Genomes Progress at ASHG
GenomeWeb News - Oct 22, 2009

 

UD Professor and Centerville Teacher Get Grant to Develop New Genetics Curriculum
Dayton Daily News - Jul 17, 2009

 

A REVEALing Study on Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease
Bio-IT World - Jul 16, 2009

 

Obama Nominates Francis Collins to Lead NIH
Medscape - Jul 9, 2009

 

Experts Call for Federal Regulation of Genetic Ancestry Testing
ScienceDaily News - Jul 3, 2009

 

Q&A: ASHG's Boughman on Insurers' Successes and Challenges in Implementing GINA's Title I
Pharmacogenomics Reporter - May 27, 2009

 

Mad Scientists
Family Tree Magazine - May 2009

 

Fewer Groups Say Aloha to Hawaii
Tradeshow Week - Apr 27, 2009

 

Sound the Alert: It's DNA Day Eve!
GenomeWeb News - Apr 24, 2009

 

Future of Disease Gene-Hunting Studies Questioned
MedPage Today - Apr 16, 2009

 

Genomewide Association Studies – Illuminating Biologic Pathways
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) - Apr 15, 2009

ADA, ASHG Find Deals in Hawaii
Tradeshow Week - Apr 15, 2009

 

AJHG Named as One of Three Prominent Cell Press Journals to Make the List of the Top 100 Most Influential Journals Over the Past 100 Years
Eurek! Alert - Apr 6, 2009

 

Singapore to Host International Symposium on Genetics & Genomics of Infectious Diseases
Medical News Today - Mar 22, 2009

Sanger-led Team Publishes Results of Warfarin GWAS
GenomeWeb News - Mar 20, 2009

Three Gene Variants Exert Major Genetic Influences on Therapeutic Warfarin Dose
Medscape Medical News - Mar 20, 2009

Me and My Genome
Voice of San Diego - Mar 16, 2009

Privacy, Ethics, and DTC Legislation in DNA Testing
Steve’s Genealogy Blog - Mar 16, 2009

Is Your Family at Risk for Colon Cancer?
Louisville Courier-Journal - Mar 12, 2009

DNA Tests Help Genealogists Only So Far
Washington Times - Mar 11, 2009

Should Physicians Inform Relatives of Genetic Risks, Without the Consent of the Patient?
Medscape Medical News - Mar 5, 2009

2009 Student Essay Contests
About.com - Feb 18, 2009

Large-Scale Genetic Genealogy Privacy Concerns
The Genetic Genealogist - Feb 16, 2009

A Baby, Please. Blond, Freckles – Hold the Colic
Wall Street Journal - Feb 12, 2009

BCM-led Program Promotes High Schoolers' Interest in Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine News - Feb 2, 2009

Ancestry is Uncovered via DNA
LivingstonDaily.com - Jan 26, 2009

ASHG 2008 Annual Meeting: From Enormous Cohorts to Individual Genomes
Genome Medicine - Jan 21, 2009

Haig Kazazian Is Presented ASHG Allan Award
The Lane Report - Jan 2009

Linking Disease to Gene Variations
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - Jan 1, 2009

Beware Geeks Bearing Genes
The Oregonian - Jan 1, 2009

2008

Genetics Is Absorbing Topic for Ephrata Senior
Intelligencer Journal - Dec 27, 2008
 

Neanderthals Could Have Died Out Because Their Bodies Overheated
The Daily Telegraph (UK) - Dec 20, 2008


Philadelphia Inquirer Profiles Research on ‘Junk DNA’
American Health Line - Dec 19, 2008

Beginning to Crack the Code of ‘Junk DNA’
Philadelphia Inquirer - Dec 18, 2008

Study Provides Road Map for Treating Rare Genetic Disorder
Tulane University News - Dec 9, 2008

Human Genome: Now Online
San Jose Business Journal - Dec 5, 2008


How Many Copies Is Enough?
Science Progress - Dec 1, 2008

A New Law Bans Genetic Discrimination (#29 of Top 100 Science Stories of 2008)
Discover Magazine - Dec 2008

Interest Rises in DNA Copy Number Variations – Along With Questions
Science Magazine - Nov 29, 2008

Ancestral Genes Are Not Black or White
New Scientist - Nov 25, 2008

ASHG 2008: In-Common Loss of Heterozygosity in 3 Carcinomas May Guide Treatment
Medscape Medical News - Nov 20, 2008

ASHG 2008: Gaucher Disease Mutation Carriers at Higher Risk for Parkinson's Disease
Medscape Medical News - Nov 19, 2008

ASHG 2008: Six New Loci Associated With Serum Lipid Levels
Medscape Medical News - Nov 18, 2008

Linkage Study Identifies Novel Autism Loci
Reuters Health - Nov 17, 2008

The Search for Genome 'Dark Matter' Moves Closer
Nature - Nov 17, 2008

Statins Reduce Heart Risks Even in Healthy People
American Scientist - Nov 17, 2008

Ancestry Testing Has Limitations, Genetics Society Warns
MedPage Today - Nov 17, 2008

ASHG 2008: Genomewide Association Study Finds Genetic Predictors of Warfarin Required Dose
Medscape Medical News - Nov 17, 2008

ASHG 2008: 1000 Genomes Project Vastly Expands Map of Human Genome Variation
Medscape Medical News - Nov 17, 2008

ASHG 2008: Many Squamous Cell Tumors in Organ Transplant Recipients Contain Nonrecipient DNA
Medscape Medical News - Nov 17, 2008

ASHG 2008: Increased Gene Expression Improves Neurologic Function in Mouse Model of Huntington's Disease
Medscape Medical News - Nov 16, 2008
 

1000 Genomes Project Data to Be Released Within Months as Pilot Phase Nears Completion

GenomeWeb News - Nov 14, 2008


Sanger Researchers, Collaborators Uncover Warfarin Response Genes in Large GWAS
GenomeWeb News - Nov 14, 2008

A Mayor, a Maverick, and Microbes Galore
Genome Technology - Nov 14, 2008

ASHG 2008: 1000 Genomes, Some Numbers
Nature - Nov 14, 2008

ASHG 2008: A Stance, More or Less, on Genetic Ancestry Testing
Nature - Nov 14, 2008

ASHG 2008: Huntington Surprises
Nature - Nov 14, 2008

ASHG 2008: Something I Didn't Know About November
Nature - Nov 14, 2008

ASHG Guest Post: Medical Relevance or Bust
Nature - Nov 14, 2008

Cataloging Genomes
WHYY-FM Radio - Nov 14, 2008

Who's Your Daddy? The Answer May Be at the Drugstore
Scientific American - Nov 14, 2008

DNA: Too Much – or Too Little – Can Be a Bad Thing
ScienceNOW Daily News - Nov 14, 2008

Neandertals, Gut Microbes and Mail-order Ancestry Tests
Science News - Nov 14, 2008

Fingerprints for Cancer: Geneticists Step Out of Research Role to Raise Funds for Cancer
The Scientist - Nov 14, 2008

Battle of the X's
The Scientist - Nov 14, 2008

Stress Strikes Cytogenetics
The Scientist - Nov 14, 2008

New Findings From Genome-Wide Association Studies
Medical News Today - Nov 14, 2008

ASHG 2008: Recommendations Issued on Ancestry Testing
Medscape Medical News - Nov 14, 2008

National Society Honors 3 University of Utah Faculty for Excellence in Human Genetics Education
University of Utah News/Public Affairs - Nov 14, 2008

Q+A: The Pitfalls of Tracing Your Ancestry
Nature - Nov 13, 2008

Genetic Ancestry
WHYY-FM Radio - Nov 13, 2008

New Technique Reveals Genetic Copy Number Variations with SIDS
Reuters Health - Nov 13, 2008

Human Ancestry Gene Tests Not Checked for Accuracy
Bloomberg News - Nov 13, 2008

What Exactly Can DNA Testing Tell You About Your Ancestry?
About.com - Nov 13, 2008

How Accurate Is Your Family Tree?
ScienceNOW Daily News - Nov 13, 2008

Diversity of Human Skin Bacteria Revealed
Science News - Nov 13, 2008

Skin Microbes Mapped
The Scientist - Nov 13, 2008

ASHG Urges Closer Look at Consumer Ancestral DNA Tests
GenomeWeb News - Nov 13, 2008

ASHG President Discusses Achievements, Remaining Challenges at Annual Meeting
GenomeWeb News - Nov 13, 2008

NHGRI Researcher Provides ClinSeq Update at ASHG Meeting
GenomeWeb News - Nov 13, 2008

Geneticists Sound Note of Caution Over DNA Ancestry Testing
Ars Technica - Nov 13, 2008

Live from Philadelphia, It's ASHG
Genome Technology - Nov 13, 2008

ASHG Releases Statement on Genetic Ancestry Testing at 58th Annual Meeting
Medical News Today - Nov 13, 2008

Increase in Transcription Co-activator May Help Combat Huntington's Disease
Reuters Health - Nov 12, 2008

Public Largely Supportive of Big Genetic Studies
Reuters Health - Nov 12, 2008

New Autism Loci Discovered
The Scientist - Nov 12, 2008

ASHG 2008: Health, Ancestry and Montel Williams
Nature - Nov 12, 2008

ASHG 2008: Copy Number Variations and Their Effects on the Brain
Nature - Nov 12, 2008

ASHG Guest Post: Are We Serious About Education, or Not?
Nature - Nov 12, 2008

ASHG 2008 Kicks Off
Nature - Nov 12, 2008

Mom Genes, Dad Genes
ScienceNOW Daily News - Nov 12, 2008

Women's Chromosome Division Different from Men's
Science News - Nov 12, 2008

NHGRI Shares Wealth of Science at ASHG Meeting
NIH News - Nov 3, 2008
 

The American Society of Human Genetics Honors Dr. Haig Kazazian as 2008 Allan Award
Recipient

Medical News Today - Oct 27, 2008
 

Human Genetics Researchers Convene at ASHG 2008
Drug Discovery & Development - Oct 22, 2008


October and November is Personalized Medicine 2 Months!
Gene Sherpas: Personalized Medicine and You - Oct 10, 2008

Risks and Benefits of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Remain Unclear
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) - Oct 1, 2008

What Price Personal Genome Exploration?
Nature - Oct 2008

Teens Trace Family Tree to Find Key to Genetics
The Baltimore Sun - Sept 28, 2008

Abstracts From the ASHG 2008 Meeting
The Genetic Genealogist - Sept 27, 2008

Towson High School Teacher One of the First in the Nation to Achieve Geneticist-Educator Certification
Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) News - Sept 22, 2008

Genetics Takes Center Stage at Regina
Iowa City Press-Citizen - Sept 22, 2008

Teacher Earns Genetic Certification
Arundel Digest - Sept 17, 2008

Genetics Cannot Be Employment Issue
Chicago Tribune - Aug 25, 2008

American Medical Association Adopts New Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Policy Recommendations
Medical News Today - Aug 14, 2008

U.S. Law Bans Genetic Discrimination
IEEE News - Aug 8, 2008
 

CSU Stanislaus Geneticist Janey Youngblom Achieves National Certification
California State University Stanislaus News - Aug 8, 2008


At Last, Law Addresses Genetic Testing in Employment, Insurance
The Kansas City Star - Aug 6, 2008

Coalition for Genetic Fairness Celebrates Passage of GINA, Honors GINA Champions
AScribe Newswire - Jul 23, 2008

GINA Finally Becomes a Reality
Bio-IT World - Jul 14, 2008

GINA Provides Bioindustry Boost: Companies Expect to Benefit along with Consumers and Clinical Researchers
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - Jul 1, 2008
 

After Long Gestation and Difficult Labor, GINA Is Born
Schizophrenia Research Forum - Jun 24, 2008


Protecting Your Genome
Drug Discovery News - Jun 2008

From Genetic Privacy to Open Consent
Nature - May 2008

U-M Scientists Selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
University of Michigan News Services - May 28, 2008
 

Vienna Girl Wins Genetics Society Award
Vienna Connection (VA) - May 27, 2008

Testing Genes for Future Risks
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Mar 26, 2008

School Briefs: Robinson Student Places Second in National DNA Essay Contest
Dallas Morning News - May 25, 2008

Studies from K.R. Mills Shaw et al Provide New Data on Life Sciences
NewsRx.com - May 20, 2008

After 13 Years, Congress OK’s Genetic Bias Ban
American Medical News (AMA News) - May 19, 2008

Genetic Science Confounds Students; Feedback Tells Us What We Are Not Teaching Them
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - May 15, 2008

ASHG Education staff members (Kenna Shaw, Ph.D., Katie Van Horne & Joann Boughman, Ph.D.) were invited to write a “point-of-view” article discussing the current state of genetics education in U.S. science programs for the May 15 issue of GEN.

Bethesda Genetics Research Group Honors Local Student
The Gazette (MD) - May 7, 2008
 

Congress Passes Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Clinical Lab Products - May 5, 2008

Kepley Middle School Student Awarded Second Place in DNA Day Essay Contest
Hutchinson News - May 5, 2008

Cuba City Student's Essay Wins Award
Dubuque Telegraph Herald - May 3, 2008
 

U.S. House Passes Genetic Discrimination Bill
GenomeWeb News - May 1, 2008

Congress Passes Bill Barring Genetic Discrimination
Scientific American - May 1, 2008


U.S. Congress Passes Genetic Nondiscrimination Act
News-Medical.net - May 1, 2008

Senate Unanimously Passes GINA, Though with ‘Compromises’; Now Faces Sympathetic House
Pharmacogenomics Reporter - Apr 30, 2008

ESHG’s Gene-Patenting Guidelines Aim to Protect Innovation and Patient Access
Pharmacogenomics Reporter - Apr 30, 2008

More on the Need for Science Education
Predictive Health - Apr 30, 2008

Regulation of Genetic Tests
PHG Foundation - Apr 30, 2008

U.S. Outlaws Genetic Discrimination
NewScientist.com - Apr 28, 2008

Genetic Scientists Anticipate U.S. Senate Passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
NewsRx.com - Apr 28, 2008
 

Senate Votes to Shield Genetic Testing Data
The Star-Ledger - Apr 25, 2008


Senate Passes Bill Banning Genetic Discrimination
Los Angeles Times - Apr 25, 2008

Senate OK’s Protection for Genetic Data
Health Data Management - Apr 25, 2008

Guidelines Suggested for Direct-to-Consumer Gene Tests
MedPage Today - Apr 25, 2008
 

The Senate Likes DNA Too!
Bioephemera - Apr 25, 2008

Genetic Discrimination Bill Expected to Pass
USA Today - Apr 24, 2008

Genetic Scientists Anticipate U.S. Senate Passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Medical News Today - Apr 24, 2008

Senate OK’s Protection for Genetic Data
Health Data Management - Apr 24, 2008

Brooklyn Public Library Partners with Medgar Evers College to Add a Special Twist to National DNA Day
U.S. State News/CUNY Newswire - Apr 24, 2008


Senate Expected to Pass Genetic Discrimination Bill
Associated Press - Apr 24, 2008

Health Highlights: Senate to Vote on Genetic Information Bill
Washington Post - Apr 24, 2008

Finally, GINA Gets Her Day
Genetic Genealogist Blog - Apr 24, 2008

ASHG and ACMG Celebrate DNA Day!!! (Newsletter Article) & (Event Photos)
The FASEB Community Newsletter (“9650 Rocks!”) - Apr 2008

The Next Generation’s Perception of Genetic Testing
Eye on DNA - Apr 17, 2008

Essay Contest Reveals Misconceptions of High School Students in Genetics Content
The Genetic Genealogist - Apr 16, 2008

Study: Some Students Confused by Genetics
United Press International (UPI) - Apr 15, 2008

Misunderstanding Science
TinyFlame.Blogspot.com - Apr 14, 2008

The Gap Is Widening on Genetic Testing, too
The American Journal of Bioethics Blog - Apr 14, 2008
 

Study Demonstrates that Misconceptions About Genetics Remain Prevalent in U.S. Science Classrooms
Health News Digest - Apr 11, 2008

More on the Need for Science Education
Women’s Bioethics Blog - Apr 11, 2008

Ge-what-ics?: Nation's Teenagers
The Scientist - Apr 9, 2008

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Tests - Good or Evil?
Eye on DNA - Apr 4, 2008
 

SSRI-Sensitivity Gene Tests for Consumers Called “Misleading”
MedPage Today - Apr 3, 2008

New PMC Clinical Science Committee Announced
Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) Newsletter - Apr 2, 2008

Ask Questions Before Buying a Genetic Test Home Kit
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Mar 23, 2008
 

Key Internet Genetics Resources for the Clinician
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) - Mar 19, 2008

Lifetime Award in Genetics Presented to Peter H. Byers by March Of Dimes
Medical News Today - Mar 16, 2008


Ready for Her Close-Up: An Interview with Elaine Strass (ASHG Executive Director)
PLoS Genetics - Feb 29, 2008
 

Research Ethics and the Challenge of Whole-Genome Sequencing
Nature - Feb 2008

Social Responsibility: The Power of Associations to Make the World a Better Place

Association Conventions & Facilities Magazine - Feb/Mar 2008

Genetic Experts Slam DNA Ancestry Testing
The Australian News - Jan 31, 2008

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Professor Receives Genetics Education Excellence Award
Case Western Reserve University News - Jan 29, 2008

Deoxyribonucleic Artist: Local Artist Creates Personal Portraits as Unique as Your DNA
The Minnesota Daily - Jan 24, 2008

The New England Journal of Medicine Gives Direct-to-Consumer Genome Scans Thumbs Down

Eye on DNA - Jan 10, 2008

Interview with Muin Khoury (CDC) on Personal Genomics Services Being Offered Directly to Consumers

The New England Journal of Medicine - Jan 10, 2008

Chromosome Abnormalities Raise Risk for Autism

U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay News - Jan 9, 2008

Interview with ASHG Member Dr. Mark Daly About His Research On Autism and Chromosome Abnormalities

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - Jan 9, 2008

Genetic Genealogy from Around the Web
The Genetic Genealogist - Jan 7, 2008

New Survey Supports Evolution, But Critics Disagree
CNSnews.com - Jan 3, 2008

Evolution Education Is a 'Must' Says Coalition of Scientific and Teaching Organizations
ScienceDaily News - Jan 3, 2008

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Sandwalk - Jan 3, 2008

American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Eye on DNA - Jan 2, 2008

A DNA Portrait Reveals More Than What You Look Like

Minnesota Public Radio "All Things Considered" - Jan 2, 2008

 


 

2007

 

1,100 Genetic Tests for Depression to Cardiovascular Disease
Bioethics International - Dec 29, 2007

Gene-Test Marketing Raises Public Health Fears
MedPage Today - Dec 27, 2007
 

Dr. Chakravarti, Dr. Krishnan Elected to Institute of Medicine
India Abroad, New York Edition - Dec 13, 2007


Can a DNA Home Test Help Predict Your Health?
MSNBC - Dec 11, 2007
 

Broadening Genetic Tests in the Consumer Market
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - Dec 1, 2007

Staff, Meeting Attendees Rally in Wake of San Diego Area Fires
PCMA Convene Magazine - Dec 2007

Artist Gives Expression to Science
Star-Tribune - Nov 27, 2007

Setting the Record Straight on DNA
The Commercial Appeal - Nov 17, 2007
 

Convention Center Hosts Trio of Major Medical Shows
San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) News - Nov 6, 2007


Study Points to Telomere Length as Predictor of CC
Cancer Drug News - Nov 5, 2007
 

Final Update from San Diego
San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau / SDCC - Nov 1, 2007


A Thick Head of Hair Is in the Genes
ScienceNOW Daily News - Nov 1, 2007

Letter to the Editor from the SDCC Board Chair
The San Diego Union-Tribune - Oct 31, 2007

San Diego “Open for Business”
MeetingsNet - Oct 30, 2007

Francis S. Collins Wins Presidential Medal of Freedom, Presented by President Bush
NIH Record - Oct 29, 2007
 

San Diego Convention Center Open for Business; Staff, Attendees Mobilize in Wake of Fires
PR Newswire - Oct 27, 2007

Tourism Industry Says County Ready for More Visitors
San Diego Union-Tribune - Oct 24, 2007

Red Cross; Many Evacuees Staying with Friends, Hotels
CNN.com - Oct 24, 2007
 

Statement by City of San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders to Convention Center Attendees, Exhibitors and Event Organizers
SDCC News - Oct 24, 2007

Donations, Volunteers Help Fire Refugees
United Press International (UPI) - Oct 23, 2007

Medscape Medical News Conference Coverage: American Society of Human Genetics 57th Annual Meeting
Medscape Medical News - Oct 2007


American Society of Human Genetics Steps Up to Help San Diego Fight Fires
EXPO Web - Oct 2007

San Diego Thanks You for Your Support During the October 2007 Wildfires
SDCC Corp. - Oct 2007

Genetics Hold Promise, Challenges for Cancer Care
Medicine.Net/HealthDay News - Sept 16, 2007

Conference Planner 2008
Genome Technology - Sept 2007
 

Cathy Greco, Science Teacher, Chosen to Participate in Geneticist-Educator Network of Alliances (GENA) Project
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 30, 2007
 

DNA from the Dead: DNA Banking is Legal, but is it Ethical? (Part II)
The Genetic Genealogist Blog - Aug 29, 2007


American Society of Human Genetics Releases Policy Statement on Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing
Genetics & Public Policy Center - Aug 15, 2007


American Society of Human Genetics Speaks Out on DTC Testing
Gene Sherpas: Personalized Medicine and You - Aug 7, 2007
 

Two Mothers Reach Out to Others with Disorders
The Oregonian - Jul 29, 2007


Maynard Olson Receives $500,000 Gruber Genetics Prize and Turns to Bacterial Evolution in our Bodies
Gruber Foundation - Jul 28, 2007

2007 National DNA Day Essay Finalist
Bergen County Technical Schools News - Jul 16, 2007

Human Genome Would Have Been an Impossible Jigsaw Puzzle Without the Work of Maynard Olson
Medical News Today - July 11, 2007

Cell Press Announces New Partnership with the American Society of Human Genetics
Medical News Today - Jun 14, 2007

Student News Round-Up and Awards National DNA Day Essay Contest Winner
Detroit Free Press - May 13, 2007
 

National DNA Day Commemorates Completion of Human Genome Project
NIH News - Apr 25, 2007

Fifth National DNA Day to Showcase Genomic Discoveries and Careers
NIH News - Mar 26, 2007

 

 


 

2006

 

The Age of Autism: Amish Genes
United Press International (UPI) - Nov 5, 2005

HapMap Catalogue of Human Genetic Variation Published
Bio-IT World - Oct 26, 2005

Students Learn about Life Sciences
Picayune-Times - Oct 26, 2006

Biologists Want to Drop the Word 'Cloning'
New Scientist - Oct 21, 2006
 

Advocates Demand CMS Rulemaking on Genetic Testing Labs

Inside CMS - Oct 19, 2006

DNA Bus Rolls into Gulf Coast
Wired News - Oct 18, 2006
 

DNA, Race, and a New Era in Medicine
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) - Sept 1, 2006


Teen Draws on Health Issues for Essay Prize
The Columbus Dispatch - Apr 30, 2006

Genomic Researchers Head to New England Schools for National DNA Day: Celebration Encourages Exploration of Genomic Careers
NIH News - Apr 17, 2006

Soon: A Dyslexia Test
Suite101.com - Feb 17, 2006

New Tools Highlighted at ASHG Conference Stimulating Discovery and Accelerating R&D
Genetic Engineering News - Jan 1, 2006

 

 


 

2000-2005

Gene May Be Linked to Dyslexia: Gap in Gene May Hinder the Brain's Normal Pathways for Reading
CBS News - Oct 28, 2005

Scientists Tie Two Additional Genes to Dyslexia
The New York Times - Oct 27, 2005

Geneticists Map What Makes Us Different
The Boston Globe - Oct 27, 2005

Shortcut in Search for Genes: Map of Variations Tracks the 0.1% Setting Us Apart
Orlando Sentinel - Oct 27, 2005

NHGRI Director Receives Award from American Society of Human Genetics
NIH/DIR News - Oct 24, 2005

Robert H. Waterston, a Pioneer and Leader in Gene Mapping and DNA Sequencing, Wins International Genetics Prize
PR Newswire/Peter Gruber Foundation - Jun 28, 2005
 

Tracing Human Migration
The Journal News - Apr 13, 2005

Virtual Celebration Encourages Exploration of Genomic Careers
RxPG News - Apr 8, 2005

Students to Chat Online with Leading Genome Researchers for National DNA Day
NIH News - Apr 5, 2005
 

NHGRI at ASHG, Collins Reports on Sequencing, Haplotypes, More
Genome Technology - Jan/Feb 2005

Charting Patterns Is Important First Step
The Washington Times - Jan 23, 2005

Family Health History Good Clue to Your Risk of Disease
The Gazette - Jan 10, 2005

King for a Year: Mary-Claire King Discusses Breast Cancer Research, Complex Traits, and Human Rights
Bio-IT World - Nov 14, 2004

NHGRI Scientists Return to the Classroom for Second Annual National DNA Day
Medical News Today - Apr 22, 2004

NHGRI Scientist Named 2004 President-Elect of American Society of Human Genetics
NIH News - Oct 2002

Human Genome Project Honored by American Society of Human Genetics' Allan Award
NIH News - Oct 2000

Human Genetics Meeting: NPR Morning Report from ASHG Annual Meeting

National Public Radio (NPR) - Oct 22, 1999

Genetics Conference: NPR Morning Report from ASHG Annual Meeting
National Public Radio (NPR) - Oct 20, 1999

 


 

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