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Recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genetic research: experiences from the NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) program

  title={Recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genetic research: experiences from the NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) program},
  author={Alyna T. Khan and Stephanie M. Gogarten and Caitlin P. McHugh and Adrienne M. Stilp and Tamar Sofer and Michael Bowers and Quenna Wong and L. Adrienne Cupples and Bertha A Hidalgo and Andrew D. Johnson and Merry-Lynn N. McDonald and Stephen T. McGarvey and Matthew R. G. Taylor and Stephanie M. Fullerton and Matthew P. Conomos and Sarah C. Nelson},
The ways in which race, ethnicity, and ancestry are used and reported in human genomics research has wide-ranging implications for how research is translated into clinical care, incorporated into public understanding, and implemented in public policy. Genetics researchers play an essential role in proactively dismantling genetic conceptions of race and in recognizing the social and structural factors that drive health disparities. Here, we offer commentary and concrete recommendations on the… Expand
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