Congratulations to CIGHT Postdoctoral trainee Jessica Mozersky, PhD on the recent publication of her book Risky Genes: genetics, breast cancer and Jewish identity by Routledge
CIGHT is in the process of submitting the P50 renewal. Please contact Reed Pyeritz with inquires.
Congratulations to Barbara Bernhardt, on her recent UO1 UPenn/CHOP collaboration NIH award!
Congratulations to Marian Reiff, on her recent R21 NIH award!
The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Integration of Genetic Healthcare Technologies (Penn CIGHT) is one of six national Centers of Excellence for research on the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of genetics and the human genome. The goal of the Penn CIGHT is to develop tools that will help consumers, professionals, policy makers and insurers understand and cope with the scope of certainty and uncertainty that the application of genetic technologies engender. The work of the center is conducted by teams of experts representing a broad range of disciplines, such as medicine, bioethics, law, behavioral and social sciences, public policy, economics, and research in genetics, genomics, and health services.