Category: information

Communication and Information Sharing about Genomics and Precision Health: Opportunities for Improvement

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In this blog, we describe our current approach to information sharing based on a recent review of our communication and engagement strategies. In order to improve our approaches to communication, we are asking you, our readers, for feedback—please share your thoughts in the comments section below or send us an email at For the Read More >

Posted on by Caitlin G. Allen, Ridgely Fisk Green and Muin J. Khoury, Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaTags , , ,

Dealing with the Genomics and Health Information Overload: Introducing the CDC Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base

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Understanding genetic information is increasingly becoming important for health decision making for a variety of health conditions across the lifespan. The amount of genome-related information is growing exponentially, but it is scattered all over the web, peer-reviewed literature, and public and private databases. The CDC Office of Public Health Genomics has launched the beta version Read More >

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