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Journal of Community Genetics

Journal of Community Genetics

Editor-in-Chief: Jörg Schmidtke

ISSN: 1868-310X (print version)
ISSN: 1868-6001 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12687

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Editor-in-Chief
Jörg Schmidtke
Hannover Medical School
Carl-Neuberg-Straße 1
30625 Hannover
Germany
e-mail: schmidtke.joerg@mh-hannover.de


Chair of Advisory Board
Leo P. ten Kate
VU University Medical Center - Department of Clinical Genetics - Amsterdam - The Netherlands


Associate Editors
Clinical Services
Ulf Kristoffersson
University and Regional Laboratories - University Hospital - Department of Clinical Genetics - Lund - Sweden
Kelly E. Ormond - Stanford University - Department of Genetics - Stanford, CA - USA

Biobanks and Registers
Thomas Illig
Hannover Medical School - Hannover Unified Biobank - Hannover, Germany

Ethical, Legal, Social and Economic Issues
Angus Clarke
Cardiff University - Institute of Medical Genetics - Cardiff - United Kingdom

Genetic Literacy
A. Domenico Coviello
Galliera Hospital - Laboratory of Medical Genetics - Genova - Italy

Genetic Screening
Martina Cornel
VU University Medical Center - Department of Clinical Genetics - EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research - Amsterdam - The Netherlands

LMI Countries, Disadvantaged Populations
Dafne Horovitz
Instituto Fernandes Figueira / FIOCRUZ - Centro de Genética Médica - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil


Advisory Board
Lihadh Al-Gazali
United Arab Emirates University - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences - Department of Pediatrics - Al-Ain - UAE

Guillermo Antiñolo
Unidad Clínica de Genética - Reproducción y Medicina Fetal - Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío - Sevilla - Spain

Barbara Bernhardt
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Division of Medical Genetics - Philadelphia, PA - USA

Michelle Bishop
NHS Health Education England - Genomics Education Programme - Birmingham - United Kingdom

Alan Bittles
Murdoch University - Centre for Comparative Genomics - Perth - Australia

Shawneequa L. Callier
The George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences - Department of Clinical Research and Leadership - Washington, DC -USA

Habiba Chaabouni-Bouhamed
Université de Tunis El Manar - Laboratoire de génétique humaine - Faculté de médecine - Department of Hereditary Disorders - Charles Nicolle Hospital - Tunis - Tunisia

Jon Emery
University of Melbourne - Department of General Practice - Carlton - Victoria 3053 - Australia

Roberto Giugliani
Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre - Medical Genetics Service - Porto Alegre - Brazil

Cecile Janssens
Emory University - Rollins School of Public Health -  Department of Epidemiology - Atlanta, GA - USA

Claire Julian-Reynier
Inserm - IRD - Aix-Marseille Université - Institut Paoli-Calmettes - Marseille - France

Helena Kääriäinen
National Institute of Health and Welfare - Unit of Research, Development and Innovations - Helsinki - Finland

Stephen T. S. Lam
Clinical Genetic Service - Department of Health - Hong Kong - China

Milan Macek
Department of Biology and Medical Genetics - Charles University Prague - 2nd School of Medicine - Praha - Czech Republic

Irmgard Nippert
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster - Institute for Human Genetics - Münster - Germany

Carmencita Padilla
National Institute of Health - University of the Philippines Manila - Institute for Human Genetics - Manila - Philippines

Christine Patch
Guy’s Hospital - Department of Clinical Genetics - Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust - London - United Kingdom

Victor B. Penchaszadeh
Clinical Epidemiology - Mailman School of Public Health - Columbia University - New York, NY - USA

Nadeem Qureshi - University of Nottingham - School of Medicine - Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences - Nottingham - United Kingdom

Charmaine DM Royal
Dept. of African & American Studies, Biology, and Community & Family Medicine - Center on Genomics, Race, Identify, Difference (GRID) - Duke University - Durham, NC - USA

Jorge Sequeiros
Centre for Predictive and Preventive Genetics (CGPP) and UnIGENe - Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC) - University of Porto - Porto - Portugal

Jai Rup Singh
Central University of Punjab - Bathinda - India

Bronwyn Terrill
Garvan Institute Of Medical Research - Darlinghurst, NSW - Australia

Wolfgang van den Daele
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung - Berlin - Germany

 

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    The Journal of Community Genetics is an international forum for research in the ever-expanding field of community genetics, the art and science of applying medical genetics to human communities for the benefit of their individuals.

    Community genetics comprises all activities which identify persons at increased genetic risk and has an interest in assessing this risk, in order to enable those at risk to make informed decisions. Community genetics services thus encompass such activities as genetic screening, registration of genetic conditions in the population, routine preconceptional and prenatal genetic consultations, public education on genetic issues, and public debate on related ethical issues.

    The Journal of Community Genetics has a multidisciplinary scope. It covers medical genetics, epidemiology, genetics in primary care, public health aspects of genetics, and ethical, legal, social and economic issues. Its intention is to serve as a forum for community genetics worldwide, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries.

    The journal features original research papers, reviews, short communications, program reports, news, and correspondence. Program reports describe illustrative projects in the field of community genetics, e.g., design and progress of an educational program or the protocol and achievement of a gene bank. Case reports describing individual patients are not accepted.

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