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Careers in Genetics: Public Health Researcher

Careers in Genetics: Public Health Researcher

Researchers in public health are interested in studying health and disease at the population level rather than the individual level. Many issues in public health involve not only medical factors, but social, behavioral, and economic factors too. Public health researchers look at these factors to determine how disease can be prevented and managed in a... Read More

ASHG Honors Mary-Claire King with ASHG Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Monday, July 16, 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 Mary-Claire King, PhD, as the 2018 recipient of the Advocacy Award. Dr. King is American Cancer... Read More

Researchers Evaluate Cost-Effectiveness of Non-invasive Prenatal Screening in Quebec

Researchers Evaluate Cost-Effectiveness of Non-invasive Prenatal Screening in Quebec

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:15 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time Findings Reported at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Adding non-invasive prenatal genetic screening (NIPS) for fetal chromosomal abnormalities to the current prenatal testing strategy in Quebec would be more cost-effective than current... Read More

ASHG Announces Results of First-Ever Teen Genes Video Challenge

ASHG Announces Results of First-Ever Teen Genes Video Challenge

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Friday, November 20, 2015 12:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time (UTC-05:00) Contest Invites High Schoolers to Describe Current Applications of Genetics BETHESDA, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce May Kyaw and Virginia Sun, seniors at Thomas Jefferson High School... Read More

ASHG and ReachMD Launch Educational Series on Genetics and Genomics

Media Contacts: Nalini Padmanabhan, ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 | press@ashg.org Alicia A. Sutton, Executive VP, US HealthConnect Inc. 215.237.5892 | asutton@ushealthconnect.com For Immediate Release Monday, March 2, 2015 10:30 am U.S. Eastern Time (UTC-05:00) ‘Genetically Speaking’ Series Showcases Research Findings, Technological Advances, and Applications of Human Genetics in the Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Health Conditions BETHESDA,... Read More

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