Advocacy

Partnering with the Community to Support Science

Partnering with the Community to Support Science

ASHG partners with many professional societies and organizations on a multitude of issues important to the biomedical research community. Related Diversity and Inclusion Efforts AAAS community letter: supporting Congressional resolutions to denounce anti-Asian discrimination as related to COVID-19 (April 2020) American Institute of Physics community letter: opposing the elimination of federal training programs related to... Read More

Supporting Geneticists in Advocating for Research

Supporting Geneticists in Advocating for Research

Continued funding and public support are essential for driving progress in genetics and genomics research. ASHG is committed to supporting members and the greater community in advocating for research to policymakers. Related: AJHG Perspective: Advocating for Genetics and Genomics Research to Policymakers (February 2020) Read More

ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential

ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential

Published: January 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn or Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Respondents Want Confidence in Data Privacy, Have Some Knowledge Gaps ROCKVILLE, Md. – As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly throughout research, medicine, and society, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its emerging health... Read More

U.S. Public Views of Genetics: An ASHG Survey

U.S. Public Views of Genetics: An ASHG Survey

As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly across research and medicine, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its possible benefits, according to a survey released in January 2020 by ASHG in partnership with Research!America. The survey finds the large majority of Americans agree genetic knowledge will be important to their... Read More

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