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Inside AJHG: A Chat with Joshua Motelow

Each month, the editors of The American Journal of Human Genetics interview an author of a recently published paper. This month, we check in with Josh Motelow to discuss his paper, “Sub-genic intolerance, ClinVar, and the epilepsies: A whole-exome sequencing study of 29,165 individuals”. AJHG: What caused you to start working on this project? JM:... Read More

New Report Indicates Annual Economic Impact of Human Genetics/Genomics  Grew over $200 Billion Since 2010, Outlines New Areas of Promising Application

New Report Indicates Annual Economic Impact of Human Genetics/Genomics Grew over $200 Billion Since 2010, Outlines New Areas of Promising Application

*Editors Note: Data provided in an early version of the press release was incorrect related to the number of people worldwide being treated for rare diseases. These conditions affect 25-30 million people in the U.S. and 350 million worldwide. Published: May 19, 2021, 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org   Economic Analysis Shows... Read More

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Katie Lewis

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Katie Lewis

Posted By: Sarah Ratzel, PhD, Science Editor, AJHG Each month, the editors of The American Journal of Human Genetics interview an author of a recently published paper. This month, we check in with Katie Lewis to discuss her paper, “Engagement and return of results preferences among a primarily African American genomic sequencing research cohort”. AJHG:... Read More

ASHG: Verdicts in Chauvin Trial

ASHG: Verdicts in Chauvin Trial

The guilty verdicts in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin deliver one measure of justice in a society that far too often fails to recognize the humanity of Black Americans. As ASHG expressed last summer following George Floyd’s murder, we know the source of inequality and inequity rests not in our biology but in “core... Read More

ASHG Journals Seek Respondents for Reader Survey

ASHG Journals Seek Respondents for Reader Survey

Scientific publishing has been central to the mission of The American Society of Human Genetics since its inception, first with the establishment of the American Journal of Human Genetics in 1949 and more recently with the launch of Human Genetics and Genomics Advances in 2020. The pace of advance of human genetics and genomics research... Read More

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