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How GMO mosquitos work

Ever wonder how GMO mosquitos work in fight against vector-borne diseases like the Zika virus? Check out this infographic about ...

Can knowledge of epigenetics help us improve our health?

Muin Khoury | 
In September 2014, one of us (MJK) spoke on the topic of epigenetics at the Annual Meeting of the Association for State and Territorial ...

CDC Report: Genomics ready to help prevent disease

Muin Khoury | 
[B]oth zip and genetic codes are important for our health. Genetic factors are known to play a role in nine ...

Public health genomics: 15 years on

Muin J Khoury | 
Genomic research was widely expected to transform medicine, ushering in a new era of personalized healthcare and disease prevention, but ...
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Evidence matters in genomic medicine: Cancer genomic tests

Michael Douglas | 
In a previous blog, CDC’s Office of Public Health Genomics announced a list of health-related genomic tests and applications, stratified ...

Newborn screening can help prevent problems

Newborn babies are screened, even if they look healthy, because some medical conditions cannot be seen by just looking at ...

Public benefits of whole genome sequencing

Muin Khoury | 
Rapid advances in genomic sequencing technologies are making the possibility of reliable and affordable whole genome sequencing (WGS) a reality ...
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