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American Society of Human Genetics

Last Update:3/2/2017
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Address:9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3998
County:Nationwide
Phone:301-634-7300
Toll Free:866-486-4363
Fax:301-634-7079
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Website:www.ashg.org
Mission
The mission of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is to advance human genetics in science, health, and society through excellence in research, education, and advocacy.
Program Description
The American Society of Human Genetics, founded in 1948, is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. The Society’s nearly 8,000 members are scientists, health care professionals, and others with an interest in the field of human genetics.
Our members work in a wide range of settings, including universities, hospitals, institutes, and medical and research laboratories.

ASHG serves research scientists, health professionals, and the public by providing forums to:
  • Share research results at annual meetings and in The American Journal of Human Genetics
  • Advance genetic research by advocating for research support
  • Enhance genetics education by preparing future professionals and informing the public
  • Promote genetic services and support responsible social and scientific policies
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