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National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers, and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics. The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953.
Public Health Genetics Week will take place May 23-27, 2022 and virtual events are free and open to the public
Christopher Woods, MD, has received a sub-award (W911QY-19-9-0006) through the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for a project entitled "Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID19 - Adaptive Platform Trial" (PROTECT-APT)
Micah McClain, MD, has received an award from Biomeme, Inc. for a project entitled "Biomeme Franklin ISP SARS-CoV-2 + Influenza Multiplexed RT-PCR Test Point of Care Study including Saletto Oral Fluid Collection."
Lori Orlando, MD, MHS, has received an award (1R01-HG011794-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Deploying a genomic-medicine risk assessment model for diverse primary care populations and settings."
Ephraim Tsalik, MD, PhD, has received an award (W81XWH2110741-PR201197) from the Department of Defense for a project entitled "Rapid, point-of-care, host gene expression test for presymptomatic viral infection and to distinguish bacterial from viral illness."
Christopher Woods, MD, received a sub-award (W911QY-19-9-0006) through the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for a project entitled "Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID19 Adaptive Platform Trial (PROTECT-APT)." (June 2021, Sponsored Research)
Ricardo Henao, Tom Burke, Emily Ko, Micah McClain, Christopher Woods, Ephraim Tsalik and co-authors compare three host response strategies to distinguish bacterial and viral etiologies of acute respiratory illness (PLoS One)
Deepak Voora, Rachel Myers, Ilya Zhannikov, and team find biosignatures composed of gene expression data hold promise for personalized antiplatelet therapy in conjunction with current guidelines and risk scores. (AHA Journals/Circulation)
Jeanette McCarthy and co-authors discuss diagnostic performance of Fabric GEM, a new, AI-based, clinical decision support tool for expediting genome interpretation. (Genome Medicine, part of Springer Nature)
Ryan Shaw, Christopher Woods, Jessilyn Dunn and team investigate demographic imbalances discovered in existing BYOD studies and propose a Demographic Improvement Guideline to offset these imbalances (JMIR Publications)
Douglas E. Williamson and co-authors investigate a quantitative approach to PTSD phenotype measurement and incorporation of lifetime trauma exposure (LTE) information to enhance the discovery power of PTSD genome-wide association studies (Biological Psychiatry)
Ryanne Wu, Lori Orlando, and team explore perceptions of the value of knowing one’s family health history (FHH)-based risk and potential implementation of a FHH tool (Journal of Personalized Medicine)
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