Genetics in the News


ACMG Efforts Help Public to Better Understand Genetics


It’s important for both the public and professionals to have accurate information about genetics and to know that ACMG members are highly trained and specialized medical experts who can help them understand how genes affect their health. Toward that goal, ACMG continues its ongoing successful efforts to raise awareness of genetics and to convey accurate, timely information to the public and professionals alike. A few of ACMG’s recent media highlights include the following:


ACMG Sponsored Radio Spots

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NPR - "Should Doctors Be Compelled to Share Genetic Information with Patients?"
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NPR - "Scientists Unveil Google Maps for Human Genome"
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September NPR Campaign 
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Genetics-Related Video

"2012 ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Dr. R. Rodney Howell"
"2012 ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Day of Caring"
"Cord Blood Transplant Saves Boy, 6, From Rare Genetic Illness"
"More Thorough Newborn Screening in DC"
Newborn Screening Segment


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