NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Members of a Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) Curation Working Group team have come up with a framework for defining authentic associations between genomic variations and disease.

"This evidence-based, systematic method to assess the strength of gene-disease relationships will facilitate more knowledgeable utilization of genomic variants in clinical and research settings," corresponding authors University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Jonathan Berg and Geisinger Health System's Christa Martin, and their co-authors, wrote.

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