NEJM Review: Despite Advances, Challenges Remain for Translating GWAS to Clinical Care | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome-wide association studies over the past five years have identified hundreds of SNPs associated with diseases, but despite these advances few of the SNPs identified have clear functional implications relevant to mechanisms of disease, according to a review article published in the current issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

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