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NIH and ACMG Announce New Fellowship in Genomic Medicine Program Management 
 
   02/06/17   PDF    
Genome Editing in Clinical Genetics, Points to Consider: A Statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

   01/26/17    PDF     
Genomic Data Sharing is Critical to Improving Genetic Health Care

   01/5/17    PDF    
Media Alert: Complimentary Press Registration is Now Open to Health, Science, and Genetics Media

  12/12/16    PDF     
ACMG Releases New Recommendations for Reporting of Secondary Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing: Four Genes Added and One Removed in ACMG SF v2.0

  11/17/16

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Nominations Sought for the ACMG Foundation’s David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Genetics: Deadline is Oct. 19th

  09/28/16    PDF     
PKU Practice Guidelines Now Available in Six Foreign Languages from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

  09/13/16   PDF    
ACMG Releases Updated Position Statement on Noninvasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS) for Detection of Fetal Aneuploidy: Addresses Questions About Expanded Role of NIPS in Prenatal Practice

  07/28/16   PDF    
Applications are Now Available for ACMG Foundation/Shire Laboratory Geneticist Fellowship Awards and Clinical Genetics Residency Program

  07/25/16   PDF    
2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting Named One of the Fastest Growing Meetings in USA for Fourth Time

  06/22/16   PDF    
ACMG Efforts Lead to AMA’s Support of Health Coverage for Medical Food Products: RESOLUTION 122 - HEALTH COVERAGE FOR NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS FOR INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM  

  06/17/16   PDF     
ACMG's Genetics in Medicine Journal Receives Record High Impact Factor of 7.710 for 2015: GIM Now in Top 3% of All Indexed Journals 

  06/16/16   PDF    
ACMG Foundation Receives Funding from Pfizer for Clinical Genetics Training Residencies/Fellowships

  06/14/16   PDF     
Prasit Phowthongkum, MD of University of Washington Receives the Horizon Pharma /ACMG Foundation Award

  03/11/16    PDF     
Katherine M. Dempsey MS CGC, Receives the 2016 Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine: First Genetic Counseling Student to Win King Award

  03/11/16    PDF     
The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the Recipient of the ACMG Foundation Carolyn Mills Lovell Award at the 2016 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa, Florida

  03/11/16    PDF     
2016 ACMG Foundation / PerkinElmer Diagnostics Travel Award Winner Announced

  03/11/16    PDF     
Hua Wang, MD, PhD of University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Farrah Rajabi, MD of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School are Presented with the Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Combined Residency for Translational Genomic Scholars Fellowship Award

  03/11/16    PDF     
The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the Recipient of the ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award at the 2016 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa, Florida

  03/11/16    PDF     
Mohammed Almannai, MD and Juanita Neira, MD of Baylor College of Medicine Receive the 2016-2017 Sanofi Genzyme/ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics

  03/11/16    PDF     
ACMG Foundation Receives Major Gift from Shire to Support Training of Next Generation of Medical Geneticists: $1.65 Million Grant will Fund 10 Training Fellowships

  02/09/16    PDF     
Medical Students Will Increase Their Knowledge of Medical Genetics at Twenty-two Institutions in the 2016 ACMG Foundation Summer Genetic Scholars Program

  02/04/16    PDF     
Leading National Genetics Foundation to Present Adapted Bikes to Tampa Area Children with Genetic Conditions

  02/02/16    PDF     
Expansion of Genomic Tests Prompts Revised ACMG Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

  12/17/15    PDF     
ACMG Makes Strong Recommendations on Regulatory Framework for Laboratory-Developed Tests (LDTs)

  10/27/15    PDF     
Media Alert: Complimentary Press Registration is Now Open for the ACMG 2016 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

  10/22/15    PDF     
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces Four New Directors: Arthur L Beaudet, MD; Laurel Estabrooks, PhD; Laura Furmanski, PhD; and Anthony Gregg, MD

  08/18/15    PDF     
ACMG Releases New Scope of Practice Document For the Specialty of Medical Genetics

  07/31/15    PDF     
ACMG's Genetics in Medicine Journal Receives Record High Impact Factor of 7.329 for 2014: GIM Now in Top 4% of Indexed Journals

  07/30/15    PDF     
ACMG Provides Recommendations on Genetic Testing Through the Choosing Wisely® Campaign

  07/10/15    PDF     
ACMG Receives Funding to Continue as the National Coordinating Center for the HRSA Regional Genetic Service Collaboratives and to Develop a Framework for Regional Genetic Care Centers

  06/02/15    PDF     
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Announces New Online "Genetics Academy" for Genetic and Genomic Education

  05/28/15    PDF     
ACMG Says ClinGen Will be Critical Resource for Interpretation of Genome-Scale Testing to Improve Patient Care

  05/27/15    PDF     
Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Clinical Geneticist and Laboratory Director Dr. Jerry Feldman Elected President of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

  04/01/15    PDF     
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect

  04/01/15   PDF     
The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the First Recipient of the ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award at the 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah

  04/01/15    PDF    
The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the First Recipient of the ACMG Foundation Carolyn Mills Lovell Award at the 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah

  04/01/15
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2015 ACMG Foundation / PerkinElmer Diagnostics Travel Award Winner Announced    04/01/15   PDF    
Patricia L. Hall, PhD, Receives the 2015 Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine

  04/01/15
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Anne O’Donnell Luria, MD, PhD, of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Mari Mori, MD of Duke University, and Laurie Robak MD, PhD of Baylor College of Medicine are Presented with the Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Combined Residency for Translational Genomic Scholars Fellowship Award

  04/01/15
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Amy Kritzer, MD of Boston Children’s Hospital and Ronit Marom, MD, PhD of Baylor College of Medicine Receive the 2015-2016 Genzyme/ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics

  04/01/15    PDF     
New ACMG Position Statement Addresses Clinical Utility of Genetic and Genomic Services: Genetic Information Provides Value to Patients, Families and Society

   03/16/15   PDF     
Leading National Genetics Foundation to Present Adapted Bikes to Salt Lake City-area Children at Heartwarming “Day of Caring” Event to be Held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 27 at the Salt Palace Convention Center

   03/16/15   PDF     
ACMG Issues New Joint Guideline for Determining Disease-Causing Potential of DNA Sequence Variations

   03/05/15    PDF     
Expanded Carrier Screening in Reproductive Medicine: New Joint Statement is Released in ACOG's Obstetrics & Gynecology

   02/05/15   PDF     
Complimentary Press Registration is Now Open for the 2015 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

   11/23/14   PDF     
ACMG Releases Member Survey Results on Secondary Findings and Reinforces Earlier Recommendations in New Policy Statement on Secondary Findings

   11/13/14   PDF     
ACMG Foundation Announces Carolyn Mills Lovell Award: First Award Specifically for Genetic Counselors

   11/11/14   PDF     
ACMG To Introduce New, First-of-its-Kind Monthly Live Online Genomics Case Conference Series

   10/23/14   PDF     
Genetics in Medicine Journal Receives Record High Impact Factor of 6.435 for 2013

   08/05/14   PDF     
James Bartley, MD, PhD, FACMG, Evan Jones, MBA, Matthew Rabinowitz, PhD and David A.H. Whiteman, MD Elected to ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Board of Directors

   06/18/14   PDF     
ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting Named One of the Fastest Growing Meetings in USA    04/15/14   PDF     
             
ACMG Updates Recommendation on "Opt Out" for Genome Sequencing Return of Results     04/01/14   PDF     
             
2014 ACMG Foundation / Signature Genomic Laboratories, PerkinElmer Inc., Travel Award Winner Announced    03/27/14   PDF     
             
Huma Q. Rana, MD, Receives the 2014 Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine    03/26/14
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Xiangling Wang, MD, PhD of Mayo Clinic is Presented with the Inaugural Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Combined Residency for Translational Genomic Scholars Fellowship Award    03/26/14
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Paldeep S. Atwal, MD of Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Jamie J. Barea, MD of University of California, San Diego Receive the 2014-2015 Genzyme/ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics     03/26/14   PDF     
             

Pediatric Geneticist David B. Flannery, MD, FACMG, FAAP Joins American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics as Medical Director

 

02/12/14 PDF
             

Complimentary Press Registration is Now Open for ACMG 2014 Annual Genetics Meeting

 

01/14/14 PDF

ACMG Unveils New Physician Education CME Webinar Series

 

12/20/13 PDF

ACMG is Awarded Five Year, $12.5 Million Dollar Contract Renewal to Continue Important Efforts in Newborn Screening

 

10/17/13 PDF

ACMG Partners with Univ. of North Carolina and Geisinger Health System on Major NIH Grant for Work on Developing the Clinical Genome Resource

 

10/04/13 PDF

Genetics in Medicine Publishes Special Issue Dedicated to Genomics in Electronic Health Records: First Collection of its Kind

 

09/19/13 PDF

ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces Two 2014-2015 ACMG Foundation/Genzyme Biochemical Genetics Fellowships Now Available

 

08/08/13 PDF

ACMG Releases Statement on Access to Reproductive Options After Prenatal Diagnosis

 

07/19/13 PDF

ACMG Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patents

 

06/13/13 PDF

ACMG Clarifies Statements on Return of Incidental Findings

 

05/02/13 PDF

The U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Challenging Patents on Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genes: ACMG Is Plaintiff

 

04/17/13 PDF

ACMG Releases Policy Statement on Noninvasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS)

 

04/05/13 PDF

2013 ACMG Foundation / Signature Genomic Laboratories, PerkinElmer Inc., Travel Award Winner Announced

 

03/28/13 PDF

Lindsay C. Burrage, MD, PhD of Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital and Shane C. Quinonez, MD of The University of Michigan Are Presented the 2013-2014 Genzyme/ ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics

 

03/28/13 PDF

New President-Elect and Directors Elected to the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Board of Directors

 

03/27/13 PDF

Noted Geneticist Dr. Gail E. Herman is Elected President of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

 

03/27/13 PDF

ACMG Releases Highly-Anticipated Recommendations on Incidental Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing

 

03/21/13 PDF

ACMG Announces New Smartphone App To Enhance ACMG Annual Meeting Experience

 

03/05/13 PDF

Genomic Screening for Improved Public Health

 

03/07/13 PDF

Prominent Genetics Foundation to Present Adapted Bikes to Children from Muscular Dystrophy Association at Heartwarming “Day of Caring” Event to be Held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 22 at the Phoenix Convention Center

 

03/04/13 PDF

Special Satellite Meeting and Film Viewing: Emerging from Darkness to Shed Light on Genetics and Cultural Taboos in Native American Populations: A Community Conversation Including the Highly-Acclaimed Film "Sun Kissed"

 

02/28/13 PDF

ACMG Develops New Policy on Risk Categorization for Lab-Developed Tests (LDTs) for Inherited Conditions

 

01/30/13 PDF

LA-Based Sports Spectacular Donates $50,000 to the David L. Rimoin Memorial Fund

 

01/03/13 PDF  

ACMG Releases New Position Statement on the Public Disclosure of Clinically Relevant Genome Variants


Click here to read the statement

 

11/07/12 PDF  

ACMG Foundation Announces Endowment Campaign to Establish The ACMG Foundation David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Genetics

 

08/17/12 PDF  

ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces Two 2013-2014 ACMG Foundation/Genzyme Biochemical Genetics Fellowships Now Available – Deadline
August 15, 2012

 

08/07/12 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Mourns the Loss of Founding President and Genetics Pioneer David L. Rimoin, MD, PhD, FACMG

 

05/30/12 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces Record Attendance and Exhibits at the 2012 Annual Meeting

 

05/21/12 PDF  

Leading Genetics Foundation Changes Name: ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Will Address Education, Medical Research, Public Health and Medical Practice in the "Genetics and Genomics Era"

 

04/16/12 PDF  

Notable Geneticist Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD, Elected President of ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

 

04/16/12 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Releases Policy Statement on Genomic Sequencing

 

03/29/12 PDF  

Preeminent Geneticist and Pediatrician Dr. R. Rodney Howell Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine /p>

 

03/29/12 PDF  

Carlos E. Prada, MD of Cincinnati Children's Hospital and James D. Weisfeld-Adams, MD of Mount Sinai School of Medicine Are Presented the 2012-2013 Genzyme/American College of Medical Genetics Foundation Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics

 

03/29/12 PDF  

Neng Chen, PhD, Receives the 2012 Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine

 

03/29/12 PDF  

2012 ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Signature Genomic Laboratories, PerkinElmer Inc., Travel Award Winner Announced

 

03/30/12 PDF  

Prominent Genetics Foundation to Present Bikes to Children with Rare Diseases at Heartwarming "Day of Caring" Event to be Held Friday, March 30, 2012
at the Charlotte, NC Convention Center

 

02/23/12 PDF  

ACMG Unveils Using Databases to Interpret Cytogenomic Array CME Program

 

02/21/12 PDF  

Next-Generation Sequencing to Detect Chromosome Abnormalities

 

02/08/12 PDF  

ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Wins Bronze Award for Video Tribute

 

01/25/12 PDF  

National Genetics Organization Changes Name to Better Reflect Expansion of Field: New Name will be American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and Genomics Starting in 2012

 

10/24/11 PDF  

Genetics Foundation Receives Largest Individual Donation in its History: ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Receives $250,000 Pledge

 

10/06/11 PDF  

National Genetics Organization Develops New Tools to Attract Students Into Medical Genetics: American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Video Series, Webpage and Brochure

 

09/28/11 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Applauds HHS Secretary's Decision to Expand Newborn Screening to Include Critical Congenital Heart Disease

 

09/28/11 PDF  

How do Medical Geneticists Prepare for Practice in the 21st Century?

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Releases “Core Competencies” Document for Training Doctors in Genetics and Genomics

 

09/15/11 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces Increase in Genetics in Medicine Journal Impact Factor of 35% to 5.28

 

08/17/11 PDF  

ACMG Announces New Online Live Learning Center: New Online Educational Center Will Bring Genetics Education to Health Care Professionals

 

08/05/11 PDF  

ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces Two 2012-2013 Genzyme Biochemical Genetics Fellowships Are Now Available – Deadline August 15, 2011

 

07/19/11
 

New Guidelines on Genetic Counseling and Testing for Alzheimer Disease
Genetics in Medicine Offers Guidance on Which Patients Can Benefit From Testing

 

07/08/11 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics Announces Dates and Location for the 2013 and 2014 ACMG Annual Meetings

 

06/28/11 PDF  

The CDC Recognizes Newborn Screening in the “Ten Great Public Health Achievements”

 

05/25/11 PDF  

One Simple Test Can Save Your Baby's Life: Newborn Screening Experts Discuss What the CDC Called "One of the Ten Great Public Health Achievements of This Century" on "Live, Love & Health" Radio Program

 

05/23/11 PDF  

New Board Members Join American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation: Distinguished Medical, Scientific and Business Leaders Bring Additional Expertise to the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Board

 

04/15/11 PDF  

Nature Publishing Group to publish Genetics in Medicine in 2012

 

04/11/11 PDF  

Medical Geneticist Michael S. Watson, PhD is Given Inaugural American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) and ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Presidents’ Award

 

04/05/11 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces President-Elect, New Directors

 

04/05/11 PDF  

The Late Dr. Charles J. Epstein, Notable Geneticist, is Named 2011 ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

 

03/18/11 PDF  

Renowned Physician-Scientist Wayne Grody Named President of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics /p>

 

03/18/11 PDF  

2011 PerkinElmer Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award Winner Announced

 

03/18/11 PDF  

Anna-Kaisa Niemi is Awarded the 2010-2011 Genzyme/American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation Clinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics

 

03/18/11 PDF  

Rebekah Stackpole Zimmerman, PhD, Receives the Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine

 

03/17/11 PDF  

ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces Revolutionary New Summer Genetics Scholars Program

 

02/22/11 PDF  

Prominent Genetics Foundation to Present Bikes to Children with Rare Diseases at Heartwarming First Annual “Day of Caring” Event to be Held Saturday, March 19, 2010 at Vancouver, BC Convention Centre

 

02/22/11 PDF  

ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting Honored: Listed by The Trade Show Executives Among “The Fastest 50”

 

02/22/11  

Sessions and Events at ACMG 2011 Clinical Genetics Meeting Press Registration is Now Open

 

02/22/11 PDF  

2010

Exome Sequencing Provides New Approach to Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Disorders New Genetic Test Leads to Life-Saving Treatment for One Little Boy, Reports Genetics in Medicine

 

12/20/10 PDF  

Medical Genetics News and Feature Story Ideas From the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

 

10/28/10 PDF  

Hearing Loss, Genetics & Your Child A New Brochure for Parents of a Child With Hearing Loss is Now Available from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the HRSA Genetics Collaboratives

 

10/04/10 PDF  

Consumers Have Concerns about Home Genetic Tests, Reports Genetics in Medicine Genetic Counseling Plays Critical Role in Interpreting 'Personalized Genomic Risk Assessments'

 

09/09/10  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV Modules Available for Clinical Geneticists

 

08/11/10 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces Dates and Location of 2012 Annual Meeting

 

07/20/10 PDF  

Evidence Supports Screening for Fragile X Syndrome in Prospective Mothers, Says Article in Genetics in Medicine
Authors Stress Need for Public Education about Unfamiliar Genetic Disease

 

07/07/10  

Gene Patents Can Obstruct Access to Genetic Testing, Say Genetics in Medicine Editors New Court Decision Affirms Importance of "Putting Patients before Patents"

 

05/14/10  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces Record Attendance at 2010 Annual Meeting

 

05/12/10 PDF  

Statement on Gene Patent Ruling from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Lauds Federal Court Ruling of Gene Patents as Invalid

 

3/30/10 PDF  

Ayman W. El-Hattab, MD is Awarded the 2010-2011 Genzyme/American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation Clinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics

 

03/30/10 PDF  

Dr. Marilyn M. Li, MD, FACMG is the 2010 Luminex/ACMGF Award Recipient

 

03/30/10 PDF  

Marwan Khaled Tayeh, PhD is Awarded the 2010 Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine Journal

 

03/30/10 PDF  

Dr. Alecia Willis Honored as the 2010 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award Winner

 

03/30/10 PDF  

Leader in Medical Genetics, Dr. David L. Rimoin, Receives ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award

 

3/29/10

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Committee Outlines Procedures for Making Newborn Screening Recommendations Evaluation of Evidence Must Account for Scarce Data on Rare Diseases

 

03/23/10

 

New Test May Allow Screening for Fragile X Syndrome, Reports Genetics in Medicine Simple, Rapid Test May Be Suitable for Newborn or Family Screening

 

03/23/10

 

What is the Native American Perspective on Genetic Testing and Research?: Navajo Tribal Leaders to Meet with Medical Geneticists at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 24, 2010

 

03/10/10 PDF  

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Supports the Recommendations to Include SCID in Universal Newborn Screening Panel

 

02/01/10 PDF  

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation/Genzyme Clinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics 2010 Awardee Announced in March

 

01/06/10 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation/Luminex 2010 Awardee Announced in March

 

01/06/10 PDF  

2009

 

ACMG Supports the SACGHS Recommendations on Gene Patenting and Licensing Practices

 

11/30/09 PDF  

"Family Health History and Genetics Privacy" is the Newest Addition to the ACMG Genetics & Your Health Video Series

 

11/24/09 PDF  

Jane Dahlroth, CEM, CMP joins
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Staff

 

09/22/09 PDF  

The HRSA Genetics Collaboratives Are Bringing Genetic and Newborn Screening Services to Local Communities Around the United States

 

09/10/09 PDF  

Newborn Screening Blood Spots: How Can We Preserve Both This National Treasure and Patient Privacy?
Public/Professional Forum on Blood Spots, Genetic Research & Privacy
To Be Held in Bethesda on Sept. 23, 2009

 

08/22/09 PDF  

Electronic Health Records Aren’t Ready for Genetic Information,
Says New Study in Genetics in Medicine
Improvements Needed to Handle Even Basic Genetic Data, Experts Say

 

07/13/09  

ACMG Joins Lawsuit Challenging Patents on Breast Cancer Genes
Genes Are Naturally Occurring Substances and Should Not Be Patented, Says American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics /em>

 

05/12/09 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Affirms Importance of Newborn Screening (NBS) Dried Blood Spots in New Position Statement: National Public Health Officials and NBS Experts Also Show Support of Position
Click here for statement

 

05/06/09 PDF  

Gene Testing for Melanoma Risk Reduces Anxiety and Depression
New Study in Genetics in Medicine: High-Risk Gene Carriers Show Healthy Psychological Adjustment after Testing

 

04/20/09  

Asthma Risk Up to Six Times Higher for Adults with Family History, According to New Study in Genetics in Medicine Findings May Aid Early Identification of At-Risk Adults

 

04/20/09  

Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD is Named President of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Six New Board of Directors Members Also Appointed and Three Elected to New Posts

 

04/14/09 PDF  

Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD is Awarded the Inaugural Richard King Trainee Award for Best Publication in Genetics in Medicine Journal

 

04/02/09 PDF  

2009 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award Winner Announced

 

04/02/09 PDF  

Sihoun Hahn, M.D., Ph.D., FACMG is the 2009-2010 Luminex/ACMGF Award Recipient

 

04/02/09 PDF  

Margarita Saenz, MD is Awarded the 2009-2010 Genzyme/American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics FoundationClinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics

 

04/02/09 PDF  

Pioneer in Medical Genetics Arno G. Motulsky, MD Honored With Inaugural ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award

 

03/31/09 PDF  

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation Unveils New Website: ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Supports Medical Genetics Research, Education and Practice

 

01/27/09 PDF  

Far-Reaching Genetics Topics to Be Addressed at the 2009 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa

 

01/23/09 PDF