The Center for Genomics and Public Health at the University of Washington is a training and resource center. The Center serves as a regional hub of  expertise in genomics and public health with a focus on translating genomic information into practical public health knowledge. In addition, the Center provides technical assistance to state and local public health agencies and integrates genomics into programs and practice.

On the Inside

Learn more about obesity and it’s relationship to genetics and family history: download a presentation by Dr. Karen Edwards, browse through a selection of relevant articles and find useful links on our webpage on obesity.

The Gene Scene

"Nutrigenomics" - Karen Edwards, PhD
In a talk given on March 8, 2008, the director of UW Center for Genomics and Public Health points to evidence for genetic influences on obesity and discusses nutrigenomics for public health practice.

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