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2021 DNA Day Winner Lea Andrew (courtesy of Guildford High School)

ASHG Announces 2021 Winners of International DNA Day Essay Contest

Published: April 23, 2021, 12:45 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Krystal Foster 631.946.0740, press@ashg.org ASHG Announces 2021 Winners of International DNA Day Essay Contest Contest Addressed the Impact of Population Representation on Genomic Findings Rockville, Md. – As part of its celebration of National DNA Day, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) announced... 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

ASHG Partners with GSK to Foster Workforce Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics and Genomics

Published: Thursday, December 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, Md. – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce a new partnership with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the human genetics and genomics research community. GSK joins the National Human Genome Research Institute... Read More

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