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Jul 25, 2016, 13:19 ET Applications are Now Available for ACMG Foundation/Shire Laboratory Geneticist Fellowship Awards and Clinical Genetics Residency Program

Applications are now being accepted for the ACMG Foundation/Shire Laboratory Geneticist Fellowship Awards and Clinical Genetics Residency Program....


Jun 22, 2016, 16:48 ET ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting Named One of the Fastest Growing Meetings in USA for Fourth Time

 The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics was once again honored by Trade Show Executive Magazine as one of the fastest-growing...


Jun 20, 2016, 10:09 ET 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

At the 2016 Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) submitted Resolution 122...


Jun 16, 2016, 08:00 ET 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

 The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced that the Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Journal Citation Reports has...


Feb 02, 2016, 09:00 ET Leading National Genetics Foundation to Present Adapted Bikes to Tampa Area Children with Genetic Conditions at Heartwarming "Day of Caring"

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine and genetics professionals from around the world will be on hand to present bicycles to 17...


Dec 17, 2015, 17:03 ET Expansion of Genomic Tests Prompts Revised ACMG Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

 The rapid development of genomic tests offered directly to consumers without the guidance of a knowledgeable medical professional has prompted...


Dec 17, 2015, 17:03 ET Expansion of Genomic Tests Prompts Revised ACMG Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

 The rapid development of genomic tests offered directly to consumers without the guidance of a knowledgeable medical professional has prompted...


Aug 19, 2015, 11:51 ET 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

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine (www.acmgfoundation.org) recently announced that four new directors have been elected to join...


May 28, 2015, 08:00 ET American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Announces New Online "Genetics Academy" for Genetic and Genomic Education

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has unveiled its new ACMG Genetics Academy for Genetic and Genomic Education at...


Apr 02, 2015, 07:00 ET American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect

At its 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced the...


Mar 30, 2015, 07:00 ET 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 (ACMG)

Gerald L. (Jerry) Feldman, MD, PhD, FACMG, of Detroit, Mich., is the new president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG),...


Feb 05, 2015, 20:30 ET Expanded Carrier Screening in Reproductive Medicine: New Joint Statement is Released in ACOG's Obstetrics & Gynecology

 Carrier screening for inherited genetic disorders is an important part of preconception and prenatal care for the nearly 4 million women who...


Aug 05, 2014, 15:17 ET Genetics in Medicine Journal Receives Record High Impact Factor of 6.435 for 2013

 The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced that the Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Journal Citation Reports has...


Apr 01, 2014, 10:00 ET ACMG Updates Recommendation on "Opt Out" for Genome Sequencing Return of Results

There has been significant discussion surrounding the initial ACMG recommendations for the return of results from genome-scale sequencing issued in...


Feb 18, 2014, 07:27 ET Pediatric Geneticist David B. Flannery, MD, FACMG, FAAP Joins American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics as Medical Director

 David B. Flannery, MD, FACMG, FAAP has joined the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) as its new Medical...


Dec 30, 2013, 10:17 ET ACMG Unveils New Physician Education CME Webinar Series: ACMG Genomics in Clinical Practice

Since the National Human Genome Project first revealed the human genome sequence, work began in earnest on how to apply this remarkable new...