Renown Health is honored to serve as a medical resource for our region's media and values the weekly coverage from our local media partners. This section highlights stories that reach beyond our community, as Renown Health continues to serve as a model for healthcare systems across the country.

23andMe's Newest Health Research Partner: The State Of Nevada

Posted on September 15, 2016

Fast Company
Consumer genomics company 23andMe has seen a big spike in inbound requests from researchers that want to study its 1.2 million-strong genetics database. Now, it's collaborating with one of its biggest research partners yet: The governor's office in Nevada.

23andMe health study needs 5,000 Nevada volunteers

Posted on September 15, 2016

Engadget
A year after the FDA loosened limitations on what genetic analytics company 23andMe could offer consumers, the company is embarking on a groundbreaking study of 5,000 people across Nevada. In partnership with the not-for-profit healthcare provider Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the survey will combine health, population, genetic and environmental data for a comprehensive look at the various influences nature and nurture have on people's wellness.

Renown Health & DRI Study Aims to Change the Way Nevada Thinks About Health

Posted on September 15, 2016

Channel 2: KTVN (CBS)
Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) today announced a new collaboration with 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, to launch one of the first community-based population health studies in the U.S. that will combine health, population and genetic information with environmental data and return 23andMe genetic results to study participants.

Renown, DRI & governor's office partner to offer DNA testing for population health study

Posted on September 15, 2016

Channel 4: KRNV (NBC)
Several groups, including Renown Health and Gov. Brian Sandoval's office, are partnering to launch the country's first community-based population health studies. The study will involve genetics company 23andMe and the Desert Research Institute, according to a statement from Renown.

DNA Community Health Study

Posted on September 15, 2016

Channel 8: KOLO (ABC)
Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute have announced a new collaboration with 23andMe, a personal genetics company, to launch one of the first community-based population health studies in the U.S. that will combine health, population and genetic information with environmental data and return 23andMe genetic results to study participants.

Renown Health Inks New Partnership With Stanford

Posted on June 28, 2016

Channel 4: KRNV (NBC)
The Reno-based health care network Renown Health has announced a new partnership with several medical facilities affiliated with Stanford University. Renown Health president and CEO Tony Slonim announced the deal Tuesday that he says will reduce the need for patients to travel to different centers in various states for high-level care.

Physician-Guided Robotic Surgery in Reno

Posted on March 23, 2016

Channel 2: KTVN (CBS)
Robotic-assisted surgeries are a popular option for women needing a hysterectomy and the high-tech approach performed right here in Reno is getting international recognition.