JAMA Special Issue Focuses on Genomics in Medicine | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a special issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association out today, researchers presented a set of studies, editorials, and viewpoint articles centered on a genomics theme.

In one of the studies, for instance, members of the Alzheimer Disease Genetic Consortium outlined findings from a meta-analysis focused on uncovering genetic variants linked to late-onset Alzheimer's disease risk in individuals of African-American ancestry.

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