Advocacy

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

A leading U.S. research enterprise requires full engagement of the entire STEM talent pool. ASHG supports the STEM Opportunities Act of 2019 to foster inclusivity and diversity in the research workforce. Related: Letter to House Leaders Supporting H.R. 2528 (July 2019) Read More

Mary Woolley President, Research!America

Advocating for Research with Mary Woolley, Research!America

Outside Voices: Advocating for Research with Mary Woolley, Research!America December 2019 ASHG: What is the state of support for biomedical research in Washington today? Ms. Woolley: After several years of flat federal funding for research that, due to inflation, nearly wiped out the increases seen during the years of doubling the NIH budget, we have... Read More

Advancing Research and Privacy Protections

Advancing Research and Privacy Protections

The responsible use of large-scale data to advance genetics and genomics research incorporates protections preserving the confidentiality of personal genetic information. ASHG asserts core privacy principles should be applied to all research, regardless of the funding source. Related: AJHG Perspective: Advancing Research and Privacy: Achievements, Challenges, and Core Principles (September 2019) Press Release: ASHG Asserts... Read More

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