Defining alcohol-related phenotypes in humans. The Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism.

@article{Bierut2002DefiningAP,
  title={Defining alcohol-related phenotypes in humans. The Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism.},
  author={Laura J. Bierut and Nancy L. Saccone and John P. Rice and Alison M. Goate and Tatiana Foroud and Howard J. Edenberg and Laura Almasy and P. Michael Conneally and Raymond R. Crowe and Victor M. Hesselbrock and T K Li and John J I Nurnberger and Bernice Porjesz and Marc A Schuckit and Jay A. Tischfield and H. Begleiter and Theodore Reich},
  journal={Alcohol research & health : the journal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={208-13}
}
Alcoholism is a disease that runs in families and results at least in part from genetic risk factors. The Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA) is a Federally funded effort to identify and characterize those genetic factors. The study involves more than 1,000 alcoholic subjects and their families, with researchers conducting comprehensive… CONTINUE READING