Public Health Genomics

Public health genomics is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the effective and responsible translation of genome-based knowledge and technologies to improve population health. The field uses population-based data on genetic variation and gene-environment interactions to develop evidence-based tools for improving health and preventing disease (CDC, 2012).

Related concepts: companion diagnostics/theranostics, genetic testing, molecular diagnostics, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, prenatal screening.


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