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Human genome epidemiology: the road map revisited

Muin J. Khoury, Sara R. Bedrosian, Marta Gwinn, Julian Little, Julian P. T. Higgins and John P. A. Ioannidis

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780195398441
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199776023 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0001
 							Human genome epidemiology: the road map revisited

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the Rationale for a Second Edition of Human Genome Epidemiology. It then discusses public health applications of genome-wide association studies, the emergence of public health genomics, and phases of translation research in genomics. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords: public health genomics; genome-wide association studies; translation research

Chapter.  4474 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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