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ASHG Issues New Guidance Addressing Underrepresentation in Genomics Research Through Community Engagement

ASHG Issues New Guidance Addressing Underrepresentation in Genomics Research Through Community Engagement

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today published a new Guidance on community engagement as a strategy to address underrepresentation in genomics research. Appearing in today’s issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG), this new resource was developed by the Society’s Community Engagement Guidance Writing Group, comprised of members of the ASHG... Read More

A Conversation on Polygenic Risk Scores: Uses and Misuses in Health, Research, and Society

Professional Practice and Social Implications Committee (PPSI) Co-chairs Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD, and Sarah Tishkoff, PhD, recently organized a session titled, “Polygenic Risk Scores: Uses and Misuses in Health, Research, and Society.” They held the session on February 10, 2021, part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2021 Annual Meeting, to... Read More

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Kyle Brothers and John Lynch

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Kyle Brothers and John Lynch

Posted By: Sarah Ratzel, PhD, Science Editor, AJHG Each month, the editors of The American Journal of Human Genetics interview an author(s) of a recently published paper. This month, we check in with Kyle Brothers and John Lynch to discuss their paper, “Analogies in Genomics Policymaking: Debates and Drawbacks”. AJHG:  What caused you to start... Read More

Guiding the Way to a Vibrant and Collaborative Community

Guiding the Way to a Vibrant and Collaborative Community

As part of its strategic plan, ASHG’s Professional Practice and Social Implications (PPSI) Committee is tasked with helping ASHG members and the research community advance genetics and genomics in ways that integrate and embed societal impacts within research goals and practices. In the first of a series of resources, ASHG published a new Guidance on... Read More

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