Center for Genomic Medicine News


genes and COVID-19

How do your genes affect your COVID-19 vaccine reaction?

Why do some people experience an unpleasant reaction after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, while others show no effect at all? What if we could predict how individual people might react to vaccination and better prepare anxious vaccine recipients about what to expect?

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The case for screening the population for high-risk inherited conditions

Did you know that certain genetic conditions including hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, Lynch syndrome, and familial hypercholesterolemia, can be mitigated or even prevented from developing into disease when detected early?


Joseph Grzymski, Ph.D.
Research Director, Director of Genomic Medicine


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