Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Dark side of genome research

The announcement that the rough draft of the entire human genetic code is nearly complete has a dark side: The legal, social and ethical considerations such knowledge will create are mind-boggling.\r\n

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/28/edi_293298.shtml
Editorials
One-third of human gene map completed

...the entire biological blueprint by 2003, officials said Tuesday. Dr. Francis Collins, head of the National Human Genome Research Institute, said that 1 billion of the 3 billion chemical base pairs in the human genetic pattern have now been identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/24/tec_275856.shtml
XXX Technology
Stem cell research will flourish privately

...Rockefeller University, Sloan-Kettering, Mount Sinai, etc. Remember: Craig Venter's privately funded human genome research progressed as well, if not better, than the government-funded human genome project. Embryonic stem cell research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/25/let_459574.shtml
Letters
Families should talk medical history at Thanksgiving

...director of the National Human Genome Research Institute who was a leader of...spokesman for the National Human Genome Research Institute. The software can...On the Net: National Human Genome Research Institute: http://www...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/09/liv_433870.shtml
Life & style
Genome findings lay groundwork for decades of research

...Lander, director of the Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research in Cambridge, Mass., and a co-author of one of...consortium paper and director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, recalls it took two scientific teams 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/14/tec_306765.shtml
XXX Technology
Genetics testing faces health insurance hurdles

...enormously powerful tool to treat and prevent disease," says Dr. Francis S. Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute. Already women can learn if they have inherited genes linked to breast cancer. But eventually, armed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/21/tec_308923.shtml
XXX Technology
Researchers study genes that make you get well

...nonspecific medicines for specific disease," said Dr. Alan Guttmacher, senior clinical adviser to the National Human Genome Research Institute. "But with the human genome map, the ability to screen for disease and find individually-appropriate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/29/tec_310055.shtml
XXX Technology
Gene linked to inherited form of Parkinson's disease

...knowledge to develop treatment or prevention strategies." Mikael H. Polymeropoulos, a researcher at the National Human Genome Research Institute and lead author of the study, said in Science that finding the gene is only one piece of the "100-piece...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/27/tec_210516.shtml
XXX Technology
America's 232nd birthday a great time to take stock

...leads the world In nanotechnology. 23. America leads the world in biotechnology 24. America leads the world in genome research. 25. Fundamental Optimism of the American People. Americans continue to have high confidence in their ability to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/04/op_464835.shtml
Opinion columns
In a troubled world, America still has a multitude of strengths

...groups allows America to interact comfortably with the world's many cultures.- Nanotechnology, biotechnology and genome research. America leads the world.- Fundamental optimism. Americans continue to have high confidence in their ability to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2010-02-19/troubled-world-america-still-has-multitu
Opinion columns