April 25, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
August 30, 2011 | Journal Article
This study examined the role education and genetic ancestry play in predicting blood pressure (BP) among African Americans, looking at both within-group relationships and between-group relationships. The study confirms the finding that genetic ancestry is not associated with BP.
July 18, 2011 | Story
Working with an international team, Levi Garraway's use of whole genome sequencing affords deeper understanding of disease, opens new avenues of inquiry and points way to better diagnoses and treatments.
April 12, 2010 | Story
What is love? It's an age-old question that is getting some new answers from an unlikely source: the prairie vole, a small rodent from the central grasslands of North America.
December 12, 2009 | Journal Article
Prairie voles and other outbred rodent species are free of the physiological limitations of inbred laboratory mice and rats. This article describes the creation of the first transgenic prairie vole using a promising genetic technology, lentiviral-mediated gene transfer.
July 15, 2005 | Program Results Report
The Institute for the Future developed two proposals to inform health care leaders about new discoveries, their clinical applications and the legal and ethical issues surrounding them.
December 30, 2005 | Program Results Report
The March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation designed, launched and evaluated Genetics & Your Practice Online, an information and continuing education program to help health professionals integrate genetics into their practices.
December 9, 2004 | Program Results Report
Fred Friendly Seminars, in association with Thirteen/WNET, produced a three-part series called Our Genes/Our Choices, which the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) premiered nationally in January 2003 to some 2.3 million viewers.
August 31, 2000 | Program Results Report
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine explored the barriers and incentives to appropriate diffusion of genetic services into mainstream medicine and providers' willingness to participate in clinical studies.
Fine-Tuning Drugs to Match Our Genes - What are the Implications for Health Care Costs and Treatments?
July 31, 2008 | Program Results Report
Pharmacogenomics is the study of how inherited variations in genes dictate a person's reaction to a drug. Louis F. Rossiter, PhD, and other researchers examined how pharmacogenomics fits within the current health care market.