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Use of genomic information to improve
health care The NHGRI will catalyse
collaboration between the diverse scholarly
disciplines whose joint efforts will be necessary for research on the best ways for patients
and healthcare providers to make effective
use of personalized genetic information in
the improvement of health. The NHGRI
will also strive to ensure that research in
this area is informed by, and extends
knowledge of, the societal implications
Improving the health of all people It will be
important for the NHGRI to support
research that explores how to ensure that
genomic information is used, to the extent
that such information is relevant, to reduce
global health disparities. That will include a
vigorous effort to increase the representation
of minorities in the ranks of genomics
researchers. But the full solution of the health
disparities problem can only come about
through a committed and sustained effort by
governments, medical systems and society.
Policy development The NHGRI will continue to help facilitate public-policy development in the area of genetic/genomic
science. Effective policy development will
require attention to those issues for which it
could have the greatest impact on the policy
agenda and could help to facilitate g...
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- Fall '14
- The Tempest