Do Your Genes Place You at High Risk for COVID-19?

Do Your Genes Place You at High Risk for COVID-19?

In the last six months, the world has learned that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, more commonly known as COVID-19, is contagious, can be deadly, and has become a global pandemic. As of today, more than 8.2 million people have tested positive, and more than 445,000 have died...
A Genomic Medicine Perspective on the COVID-19 Response

A Genomic Medicine Perspective on the COVID-19 Response

Over the past few months, we have watched the world struggle to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. As with many things, there are lessons to be learned from genomic medicine. For example, through the genetic lens, we can equate virus transmission to heritability,...
COVID Series: Genetic Counseling with Ellen Matloff

COVID Series: Genetic Counseling with Ellen Matloff

This Week in Health IT is a podcast dedicated to amplifying great thinking in order to propel healthcare forward. Hosted by Bill Russell, This Week in Health IT reviews relevant topics and features industry influencers that are implementing digital solutions in...
Six Women Who Impacted Genetics

Six Women Who Impacted Genetics

Nettie Stevens Nettie Stevens (1861-1912, American) discovered that a fetus’s sex is determined by chromosomes contributed by the parents during conception. Previously, it was believed that the environmental factors during conception determined sex. Charlotte Auerbach...