The Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) provides updated and credible information on how genomic
information and family health history can improve health and influence policy and practice. We highlight
news and information on the use of genomic tests and other applications, including family health history,
in clinical and public health practice and programs, along with relevant data, policy, and legislation. We hope the update is informative to practitioners, policy makers, consumers, and researchers. Please send
your comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology
- Waiting for the human intestinal eukaryotome.
Lee O'Brien Andersen LO et al The ISME Journal , 14 Feb 2013
- Visualizing multidimensional cancer genomics data
Schroeder MP et al. Genome Med Feb 2013
- Visualizing genetic variation Discover Blog Post Khan R February 12
- Reuse of public genome-wide gene expression data.
Rung J, Brazma A. Nat Rev Genet. 2013 Feb;14(2):89-99.
- Genes that may confer resistance to nearly all antibiotic classes found in chinese agricultural waste
Kuehn B, JAMA News Feb 11
- The human gut microbiome and body metabolism: Implications for obesity and diabetes
Sridevi Devaraj et al. Clin Chem Feb 11
- Could the future of dieting be based on your genetics? Ducharme J, Feb 11 post
- Stanford geneticist talks tracking biological data points and personalized medicine (video). Steakley L. February 12th
- How genomics is changing clinical outcomes: Q&A with Heidi Rehm. New York Genome Center Blog Post, Feb 12
- Sequencing a complete human genome may soon cost less than an iPhone? MIT Technology Review Feb 11
- The other microbiome–exploring the human virome. Harris D, Feb 8, PNAS First Look Blog
- What is personalized medicine? Global Genes Project Guest Blog Feb 8