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Data for Action in Public Health Genomics: Ensuring Equitable Implementation of Genomic Applications Across the Lifespan

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In the more than 20 years since the completion of the Human Genome Project, basic and clinical research have delivered on the promise to develop genomic applications that can help prevent and treat many diseases across the lifespan. However, efforts to ensure equitable implementation of genomic applications have fallen short particularly among racial and ethnic Read More >

Posted on by Muin J. Khoury, Katherine Kolor and Scott Bowen, Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaTags