Research Participants

Efforts to Indigenize Genomics with Support of the HGSI

Posted By: Krystal Tsosie, MPH, MA, 2019-21 Human Genetics Scholar As an ASHG Human Genetics Scholars Initiative awardee, I want to thank the Society for enabling my international research endeavors to connect globally with Indigenous scholars. I was invited to present at the SING Indigenous Genomics conference at the University of Waikato in New Zealand... 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

Quantifying Hispanic and Latinx Populations’ Interest in Genetic Research Participation

Published: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 a.m. U.S. Central Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck, 301.634.7342, press@ashg.org Findings Reported at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting HOUSTON, Texas – Researchers are increasingly prioritizing the need for diversity in genetics and genomics research. To help make such studies more inclusive, José G. Pérez-Ramos, MPH and Timothy D.V. Dye, PhD,... Read More

Looking Ahead to ASHG 2019

Looking Ahead to ASHG 2019

From the President’s Desk: Leslie Biesecker, MD September 2019 It’s hard to believe there is just about a month left until the ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting! As always, I’m excited to connect with new and old colleagues from around the world, and to take in the latest scientific advances and perspectives. This year’s schedule promises plenty of... Read More

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