The GWAS of Public Health | GenomeWeb

Genome-wide association studies burst onto the scene in the mid-2000s, and they are showing their worth for predicting disease risk, classifying disease, and examining gene-drug interactions, writes Muin Khoury, the director of the public health genomics office at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at the Genomics and Health Impact Blog.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.