2018 SACNAS, San Antonio, TX

SACNAS, San Antonio, TX, 2018 The Importance of Diversity in Precision Medicine Research Narrative:  National efforts are underway to ascertain one million participants for precision medicine research and an intense interest in ensuring this cohort is diverse across multiple dimensions.  We provide here an overview of the importance of diversity in precision medicine research highlighting […]

2014 SACNAS, Los Angeles, CA

SACNAS, Los Angeles, CA. 2014 2014 Distinguished Research Mentor Award Dana C. Crawford, PhD Case Western Reserve University Scenes from SACNAS 2014, Los Angeles, CA SACNAS 2014 in Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA (SACNAS 2014) Awards ceremony (SACNAS 2014) Nicole Restrepo (SACNAS 2014) Dana Crawford (SACNAS 2014) Dana Crawford (SACNAS 2014) Antonia O. Franco, […]

2016 SACNAS, Long Beach, CA

SACNAS, Long Beach, CA, 2016 The ABCs of Diversity in Genomic Research: Ascertainment, Bioinformatics, and Computation Narrative:  Thousands of common genetic variants are now associated with hundreds of clinical outcomes and traits.  The majority of this discoveries, however, were made only in European-descent populations.  We provide in this scientific session an overview of genomic research […]

2015 SACNAS, Washington, DC

SACNAS, Washington, DC, 2015 Genomic discovery, collaboration, and translation using electronic health records Narrative:  Precision medicine is often described as prescribing the right drug at the right dose the first time to each patient.  While the need for precision medicine is often acknowledged, the data and pathway to its implementation have been lacking.  Earlier this […]

2015 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

Michelle Hernandez, PhD New York University School of Medicine Tuxedo, NY World Trade Center-derived inflammation and oxidative stress in nasal, neural, and pulmonary tissues Michelle Hernandez, Karen Galdanes, Andrea Harrington, Joshua Vaughan, Dana Lauterstein, Ethan Sebasco, Terry Gordon, Lung-Chi Chen. New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, NY. Currently, there is an overall lack of […]