Public Health Genomics Program
The Genomics and Genetic Disorders Section provides assessment, policy development, and assurance related to newborn screening, birth defects, genetic disorders, and the use of genomics in public health programs
- Newborn Screening is a public health program required by Michigan law to find babies with rare but serious disorders that require early treatment.
- The Michigan BioTrust for Health page contains information about blood spots, their use in research, privacy protections and important options for you.
- MI HEARTSafe Schools is promoted by the Genomics Program and our partners to prevent sudden cardiac death of the young
- About 1 in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect. Find information and resources for families. Learn how every woman can increase the chances of having a healthy a baby.
- The Cancer Genomics Program works to reduce the occurrence of and deaths due to cancer related to inherited conditions in Michigan.
- The Hemoglobinopathy Quality Improvement Program and our partners aim to reduce morbidity and mortality of persons with sickle cell disease.
- The MI Genetics Resource Center was designed to share resources in order to promote population health through appropriate use of genetic information and services.
- Resources for families on accessing insurance coverage for metabolic formula.
- Public Health Genomics Program list of publications and presentations.