Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Search PHGKB:



On June 22, 2017, we launched the new version of PHGKB (version 2.0) that features MyPHGKB, a customizable service based on user's preferences on many databases and specific topics of interest in the PHGKB. It also includes automatic email alert on updates of these data sources and topics which are defined by the user. Try it out! For feedback and input, please email us at

Last Posted: Jul-25-2017 9AM



The CDC Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base is an online, continuously updated, searchable database of published scientific literature, CDC resources, and other materials that address the translation of genomic discoveries into improved health care and disease prevention. The Knowledge Base, cosponsored by the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute, is curated by CDC staff and is regularly updated to reflect ongoing developments in the field. See more
Citation: Yu W, et al. A knowledge base for tracking the impact of genomics on population health Genet Med.2016 Dec;18(12):1312-1314

Weekly Horizon Scans

Genomics & Health Impact Weekly Scan features emerging roles of human genomics, testing and interventions in a wide variety of noncommunicable diseases across the life span, including, birth defects, newborn screening, reproductive health, childhood diseases, cancer, chronic diseases, pharmacogenomics, family health history, guidelines and recommendations. The weekly sweep also includes news, reviews, commentaries, tools and databases.

Current Edition (Published on Jul 20, 2017)


Chronic Disease



Newborn Screening