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Neil Lamb, PhD, Recipient of the 2021 Arno Motulsky- Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education

ASHG Honors Neil Lamb, PhD with the 2021 Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education

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 Neil Lamb, PhD as the 2021 recipient of the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education. Dr. Lamb is a faculty investigator and vice... Read More

C. Thomas Caskey, MD, Recipient of the 2021 William Allan Award

ASHG Honors C. Thomas Caskey, MD with the 2021 William Allan 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 C. Thomas  Caskey, M.D., Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics, at the Baylor College of Medicine, as the 2021 recipient of the annual William Allan Award. The William Allan... Read More

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

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