• genomic
  • Main public concerns in genomic information are that of (1) Confidentiality (2) Misuse of information (Discrimination by health plans, employer, and medical practitioners) (3) Right and access to genetic information. (wikipedia.org)
  • It will need to take into consideration issues that include, among others: the complementary nature of social and biological models of disease, genetic exceptionalism, the readiness of public and patient to respond to genomic information, the relationship between individuals and populations, and concepts of population stratification. (karger.com)
  • The candidate will have access to a broad range of large-scale genetic and genomic datasets and will be exposed to a stimulating and multi-disciplinary environment in the Center for Public Health Genomics (CPHG). (sciencecareers.org)
  • Some of the ethical and policy issues raised by genomic science and their implications for how the "genomic revolution" will affect health care and your personal life. (genomicsforeveryone.org)
  • The National Institute of Genomic Medicine (INMEGEN for its name in Spanish, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica) is one of Mexico's twelve national institutes under the Secretariat of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Institute of Genomic Medicine (Spanish Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica (INMEGEN)) is the eleventh National Institute of Health founded in Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to its mission statement, the National Institute of Genomic Medicine contributes to the health care of Mexican society through research projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its objective is not only to improve preventive medical care in the country, but also to expand knowledge of genomic medicine through research in oncogenomics, nutrigenomics, and autoimmune disease genomics, and more. (wikipedia.org)
  • ethical
  • One of the many facets involved in Public Health Genomics is the ethical area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although sharing data within this new 'economy' provides many potential advantages, the sharing of individual data raises important social and ethical concerns among the public, researcher, and funding and governance communities [ 1 , 5 , 6 , 7 ]. (karger.com)
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Ethics Advisory Committee: Guidelines for the ethical conduct of medical research involving children. (karger.com)
  • Public Health Genomics may imply major but contested improvements for patients, large effects on the structure and financing of the public health system, and major ethical and privacy issues. (pacitaproject.eu)
  • At a time when the use of genetic testing is in many cases outstripping the social debate about its consequences, this website explores some of the key scientific, personal and ethical questions that are arising in the Age of Genomics. (genomicsforeveryone.org)
  • The Centre was launched to respond to the urgent need for informed public policy and analyses on socio-ethical issues related to human genetics research at the international, national, and provincial levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Designed with policy makers in mind, HumGen.org aims to inform professionals and the general public about the ethical, legal and social issues raised by human genetics research. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Project was launched to respond to the urgent need for informed public policy, with the goal of analyzing international, regional, and national trends in the context of socio-ethical issues in human genetics research. (wikipedia.org)
  • genes
  • According to the CDC, Public Health genomics is an emerging field of study that assesses the impact of genes and their interaction with behavior, diet and the environment on the population's health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the field of genomics takes into account the entire genome of an organism and not simply its individual genes, the study of latent viral infection falls into this realm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Increasingly, exploration of biomedical and social determinants of health and disease require identification and quantification of the relatively weak effect of one or more factors of primary relevance (e.g. a number of specified genes and environmental determinants) that are shrouded behind a smoke screen of other factors that are causally important but not of substantive interest (i.e. all of the other determinants that influence the trait of interest). (karger.com)
  • Research efforts are identifying numerous genes and gene loci associated with the disease and these efforts are likely to lead to new information about asthma that will be useful for public health practice. (washington.edu)
  • The National Cancer Institute or NCI, an arm of the National Institutes of Health, lists a patient's genes, proteins, and environment as the primarily factors analyzed to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease through personalized medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • epidemiologists
  • Epidemiologists determine risk factors for various diseases, identify segments of the population with highest risk to target prevention and intervention opportunities, and evaluate the effectiveness of health programs and services in improving the health of the population. (cdc.gov)
  • implications
  • Nutrigenetics: studies the effect of genetic variations on the interaction between diet and health with implications to susceptible subgroups. (wikipedia.org)
  • policymakers
  • The aim is to help devise a European policy agenda for the future of public health genomics by instituting an interactive process between policymakers and MPs (the 'Future Panel') and experts, and to gain more experience with the Future Panel as a method of Technology Assessment. (pacitaproject.eu)
  • The recent overload of information on public health genome-based science necessitates the creation of an international search engine to link policymakers, researchers and public health professionals to national policy statements, epidemiological data, public health, news and events. (wikipedia.org)
  • involve
  • These investigations involve functional cancer genomics and oncogenomics, including breast, pancreatic, prostate and liver cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Epidemiologic studies are also required in the process of clinical validation of new genetic tests, and to monitor population use of genetic tests and determine the impact of genetic information on the health and well being of different populations. (cdc.gov)
  • Actions
  • Although human gene discoveries generate excitement and expectations, the translation of gene discoveries into meaningful actions to improve health and prevent disease depends on scientific information from multiple medical and public health disciplines. (cdc.gov)
  • population
  • c Public Population Project in Genomics (P 3 G), Montreal, Que. (karger.com)
  • Genome sequences are available for 3 human-infecting malaria parasites, Plasmodium falciparum , P. vivax and P. knowlesi , and population genomics data are available for many endemic regions. (karger.com)
  • A discussion on "Public Health Genomics" (including fields and concepts such as genetic population screening, pharmacogenetics, nutrigenetics, personalized medicine) has started in many European countries. (pacitaproject.eu)
  • Since most gene discoveries are based on studies of high-risk families or selected population groups, once disease gene(s) are found, well-conducted epidemiologic studies are needed to quantify the population impact of gene variants on the risk for health outcomes and to identify and measure the impact of modifiable risk factors that interact with gene variants. (cdc.gov)
  • The principal goal of the network is to promote the translation of genome-based science and technology into improvements in population health. (wikipedia.org)
  • It describes the process of translating genome-based science and technology into improvements in population health. (wikipedia.org)
  • evaluate
  • The CDC Office of Public Health Genomics, in collaboration with several CDC programs and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has embarked on a public health initiative to evaluate whether family history information can be used to assess risk for common diseases and influence early detection and prevention strategies. (washington.edu)
  • Databases
  • The participants were randomly selected and tracked based on their files in the governmental health administrative databases (RAMQ-Régie de l'Assurance Maladie du Québec). (wikipedia.org)
  • project
  • This is the key question being addressed by the European Future Panel on Public Health Genomics project. (pacitaproject.eu)
  • The development of the HumGen.org website is part of a larger Centre for Genomics and Policy project, which was formerly affiliated with the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) of the Université de Montréal under the name Genetics and Society Project. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetic
  • Public policy in the U.S. to protect individuals and groups of people against genetic discrimination include the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), Executive Order 13145 (2000) that prohibits genetic discrimination in the workplace for federal employees, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (2007, first introduced in 2003). (wikipedia.org)
  • Can broad genetic testing and services make a responsible contribution to public health? (pacitaproject.eu)
  • Although none of the material presented here is novel, we have structured the book to allow readers to proceed systematically from the fundamentals of genome technology and discovery, to epidemiologic approaches to gene characterization, to evaluation of genetic tests and health services. (cdc.gov)
  • aims
  • GRaPH-Int aims to establish itself as an international network that promotes the goals of public health, engages international experts, and shares knowledge and resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • policy
  • The Future Panel identified major policy questions relating to the future of public health genomics which were the starting point for a consultation process, bringing together experts who were asked to cover these questions in four Expert Working Group Reports focusing on different themes. (pacitaproject.eu)
  • On the basis of these reports an Expert Paper was produced with a focus on policy issues raised by developments in public health genomics. (pacitaproject.eu)
  • The overall objective from a public health perspective is to develop personalized medicine and public policy initiatives targeting high-risk groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • HumGen.org is the website of the Centre for Genomics and Policy, which is affiliated with McGill University and the Génome Québec Innovation Centre in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • The HumGen website gives policy makers and the public access to legislation, policy, guidelines, and recommendations from government and nongovernmental organizations worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Content
  • These included the Patient Health questionnaire, the General Anxiety Scale, the Job Content and International Physical Activity Questionnaire IPAQ. (wikipedia.org)
  • knowledge
  • Knowledge of asthma genomics has improved considerably over the last few years. (washington.edu)
  • A meeting of experts was convened in Bellagio Italy in 2005 with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation to address the tasks involved in deriving public health benefit from this vast array of new knowledge. (wikipedia.org)
  • environment
  • Where you live, what you eat and drink, how you are raised, all of the factors that we call the "environment" have a major influence on your health, and how you act. (genomicsforeveryone.org)
  • How the environment interacts with your genome-and to the maintenance of its health (and the diseases which can arise) when it is compromised-reflects a biological system which operates with extraordinary complexity and, in the process, generates a deeply varied and intricate interplay of social, scientific and legal issues. (genomicsforeveryone.org)
  • study
  • Prof. Walter Willett, Chair of the Nutrition Department at HSPH and Principal Investigator of the Nurses' Health Study, played a crucial role in developing this questionnaire. (wikipedia.org)