A new way to deliver DNA to spinal nerve cells brings us a step closer to a gene therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
ASHGDelivering #genetherapy to spinal nerve cells to treat #ALS is a challenge. A new approach, which uses a viral vector to inject the treatment beneath spinal cord membranes, shows potential effectiveness in mice.
In honor of Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on 11/8, two NSGC members share how their research shapes the future of genetic counseling & precision medicine.
ASHGHappy @GeneticCounselors Awareness Day! A genetics degree allows a variety of future career paths, including genetic counseling research. Read about how two researchers found their way, and the impact of their work.
ASHGTHANK YOU to all who attended #ASHG18! We thoroughly enjoyed the last five days of outstanding science, networking, and inspiration with you, and hope to see you at #ASHG19 next fall!
ASHG#ASHG18 attendees – let’s make #ASHG19 even better! Share feedback via the meeting survey landing in your inbox soon; save the date for next year’s meeting, 10/15-19 in Houston; and submit invited session & workshop proposals by 12/13! #SpaceCity!
ASHGThank you for a wonderful #ASHG18 genetics community gathering. ASHG is committed to providing a welcoming meeting. If anyone experienced unwelcome behavior, please note our code of conduct. We encourage attendees to report any violations here
The series addresses the interface of human genetics & society. The first statement targets disturbing & flawed attempts to link genetics with racial supremacy.
ASHGCheck it out! Our new 'Perspectives' series, published in @AJHGNews, addresses how genetic findings are used in society & aims to foster discussion. The first installment targets disturbing & flawed attempts to link genetics with racial supremacy. #ASHG18
ASHGDan Kastner, ASHG member, was named Federal Employee of the Year! Dr. Kastner's work focuses on genomic causes of autoinflammatory diseases and the identification and treatment of undiagnosed illnesses.
We're pleased to announce the election of Anthony Wynshaw-Boris as 2019 President-elect, and of Robin Bennett, Dana Crawford, and John Moran to the 2019 Board.
ASHGWe're excited to announce our election results: President-elect Tony Wynshaw-Boris and new Directors Robin Bennett, Dana Crawford, and John Moran will be joining the Board in 2019! Learn more about our newest leaders: bit.ly/2BJPWY5 and meet them at #ASHG18! pic.twitter.com/fJnW7ymbYA