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Leah Williams GMI

"There was still that one missing piece to the puzzle"

Leah participated in the Whole Genome Sequencing Project to find out what that was.
Read Leah's story

Genomic Medicine Institute

The Genomic Medicine Institute partners with patients, healthcare providers and researchers worldwide to enhance the quality of life through research, education and clinical care innovation in genomic medicine. The institute conducts innovative research in genetics, genomics and family history to enhance the quality of life and improve healthcare value for patients.

Geisinger Genomic Council encourages the use of reference laboratories that have pledged to contribute past, present and future genomic data including genotype and phenotype to national databases to increase medical knowledge and improve patient care. Data from clinical testing should be made publicly available while respecting patient confidentiality. - Adopted October 15, 2014, reaffirmed July 12, 2017.

A list of reference laboratories in compliance with data sharing can be found here.

Leadership

Adam Buchanan, MS, MPH, CGC

Investigators

  • Adam Buchanan, MS, MPH, CGC
  • Samuel Gidding, MD
  • Jing Hao, PhD, MD, MS, MPH
  • Laney Jones, PharmD, MPH
  • Ming Ta Michael Lee, PhD
  • Jennifer Malinowski, PhD
  • Monica McClain, PhD
  • Alanna Kulchak Rahm, PhD, MS, CGC
  • Amy Curry Sturm, MS, CGC
  • Karen Wain, MS, CGC
  • Marc S. Williams, MD

Contact Us

Genomic Medicine Institute
Weis Center for Research
100 N. Academy Ave.
Danville, PA 17822
570-214-1005

Geisinger Precision Health Center
190 Welles St. Suite 128
Forty Fort, PA 18704
570-714-6420

Featured Projects:

MyCode Conditions

My code

MyCode provides reports to patients that may help prevent or detect certain conditions at an early, treatable, stage.

DETECT Research Study

Genomic Medicine Institute - article

Can a blood test detect cancer? We are researching blood specimens to look for circulating tumor DNA and protein markers.

Clinical Genome Resource

clingen

Dedicated to determining which genetic variants are most relevant to patient care.

Join our team

Geisinger research pursues an ambitious agenda with the long-term goal of directly impacting the health of our patients, our community and health care as a whole. A unique aspect of Geisinger research is that, unlike traditional academic approaches, scientists are integrally connected to the clinical enterprise. This facilitates interdisciplinary team-based collaborations to address clinically relevant questions.