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Combining Genetic and Sun Exposure Data Improves Skin Cancer Risk Estimates

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:15 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org Findings Reported at ASHG 2018 Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, Calif. – By combining data on individuals’ lifetime sun exposure and their genetics, researchers can generate improved predictions of their risk of skin cancer, according to findings presented... Read More

ASHG Honors Cecilia Lindgren with ASHG Mentorship Award

For Immediate Release Friday, July 13, 2018 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck 301.634.7342 press@ashg.org Geneticist to Receive Award at ASHG 2018 Annual Meeting ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Cecilia Lindgren, PhD, as the recipient of its 2018 Mentorship Award. This award recognizes ASHG members... Read More

UK Biobank: A Unique Resource in the Field of Genetics

Written by Nascent Transcript writer Sarah A. Gagliano, PhD February 2018  A publicly available resource of half a million individuals with genetic data, and thousands of diverse phenotypes, is a worthy cause for celebration in the genetic research community. The UK Biobank is currently the largest genotyped prospective cohort available to researchers worldwide. For those... Read More

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