Press Releases

ASHG Announces 2021-2023 Human Genetics Scholars

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202-257-8424 press@ashg.org ASHG in partnership with NHGRI, Biogen, GSK, Roche, and Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)  are pleased to recognize this year’s Scholars. The Human Genetics Scholars Initiative was developed to help advance diversity and inclusion in the human genetics research... Read More

Announcing the ASHG 2022 Board

ASHG Announces 2022 Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202-257-8424 press@ashg.org President-elect Brendan Lee, Three New Directors to Take Office in January 2022 ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce the election of Brendan Lee, MD, PhD as ASHG’s 2022 President-elect;... Read More

Emmanouil Dermitzakis, PhD, Recipient of the 2021 Curt Stern Award

ASHG Honors Emmanouil Dermitzakis, PhD with the 2021 Curt Stern Award

Published: Monday, July 12, 2021, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Krystal Foster, 631-946-0740 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Emmanouil (Manolis) Dermitzakis, PhD, as the 2021 recipient of the Curt Stern Award. Dr. Dermitzakis has just joined GSK as VP, Computational Biology in R&D and is also Professor... Read More

Sharon Terry, MA, Recipient of the 2021 Advocacy Award

ASHG Honors Sharon Terry, MA with the 2021 ASHG Advocacy Award

Published: Monday, July 12, 2021, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Krystal Foster, 631-946-0740 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Sharon Terry, MA as the 2021 recipient of the Advocacy Award. Terry is president and CEO of the Genetic Alliance, an organization engaging individuals, families, and communities... Read More

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