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Supporting Federally Funded Research

Supporting Federally Funded Research

Genetics research is providing remarkable insights into the human genome and how this knowledge can be translated into healthcare advances. This scientific progress relies on continued public investment in biomedical research. ASHG supports the robust, predictable, sustainable federal funding of research to fuel scientific advances. Related: Written Testimony to Congress for FY 2022 (May 2021)... Read More

New Report Indicates Annual Economic Impact of Human Genetics/Genomics  Grew over $200 Billion Since 2010, Outlines New Areas of Promising Application

New Report Indicates Annual Economic Impact of Human Genetics/Genomics Grew over $200 Billion Since 2010, Outlines New Areas of Promising Application

*Editors Note: Data provided in an early version of the press release was incorrect related to the number of people worldwide being treated for rare diseases. These conditions affect 25-30 million people in the U.S. and 350 million worldwide. Published: May 19, 2021, 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org   Economic Analysis Shows... Read More

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