Research on the Behavioral Impact of Polygenic Risk Scores: The Train Has Already Left the Station!

a Polygenic Risk Scores with a train leaving the station

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the new generation of polygenic risk scores (information about a person’s disease risk based on many dozens, hundreds, thousands, or even millions of common DNA variants in their genome), and whether these new-and-improved genetic risk scores are going to turn out to be useful for disease Read More >

Posted on by Saskia Sanderson, Guest Blogger, University College London Institute of Health Informatics, London, United Kingdom and Muin J. Khoury, Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaLeave a commentTags

Introducing the Rare Diseases Genomics and Precision Health Knowledge Base

a black swan in a sea of white swans and DNA

For the past three years, The CDC Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base (PHGKB) has been tracking the public health impact of advances in genomics and precision technologies. Every day, we provide new information and publications for researchers, health care providers, policy makers, and the general public. We also offer access to the latest epidemiologic and Read More >

Posted on by Muin J. Khoury and Wei Yu, Office of Public Health Genomics. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention2 CommentsTags