Svati Shah, M.D., MHS, has been appointed director of the Duke Precision Genomics Collaboratory and associate dean of genomics.
NIH will fund clinical trials through IGNITE to assess the benefits, applicability and efficacy of applying genomic medicine interventions to improve management of diseases.
CAGPM s planning to convene some education workshops on precision medicine topics for providers in the Duke community and surrounding areas. We would greatly appreciate your feedback about meeting topics and format.
CTSI has developed a curriculum to raise awareness about health disparities.
Chris Woods was recognized at the 2019 Spring Faculty Meeting and awarded a Research Mentoring Award for Translational Research.
Deadline: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at noon
The Enabling Precision Health and Medicine Bass Connections team, led by Susanne Haga has been renewed for the 2019-2020 school year.
A new Bass Connections project, the Smart Toilet: A disruptive technology to improve health and wellness, led by Geoff Ginsburg, has been funded for the 2019-2020 school year.
Ephraim Tsalik is one of five finalists for the Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge through NIH. He will receive a grant to further develop his prototype and supply it for testing to two CLIA-certified independent laboratories.
Micah McClain received a 4-year Merit Award from the VA to explore the host genomic response to rickettsial infections in human patients and develop novel PCR-based tests that are capable of accurately diagnosing Spotted Fever Group rickettsii and Scrub typhus infections, which will allow for better therapeutic decision making.
Several CAGPMers explored the performance of validated peripheral blood gene expression signatures in discriminating bacterial, viral, and noninfectious triggers in asthma patients.
CAGPM faculty partnered with the 23andMe Health + Ancestry service in a study to assess impact of personal genetic testing experience on primary care physicians’ knowledge and attitudes.
Susanne Haga discusses current and potential approaches to guiding PCP’s to better navigate the unfamiliar terrain of genetic and genomic testing.
The IGNITE network performed cross-network analyses to identify associations between participant demographics and attitudes toward the intervention, plan to share results, and quality of life among their six genomic medicine projects.
Ryan Shaw along with several colleagues at Duke discuss protocol for a study seeking to expand the use of mobile technologies to generate real-time data to enhance self-management strategies in those with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Tsalik, Henao and Woods and colleagues developed Average Weighted Accuracy (AWA), a pragmatic evaluation of diagnostic utility.
The laboratory brings together expertise in molecular microbiology with genome sciences to develop next-generation diagnostic tests.
We support biobanking activities including IRB, sample collection, processing, storage, bar-coded chain of custody and e-inventory management.