Researching Genetic Versus Nongenetic Determinants of Disease: A Comparison and Proposed Unification

  title={Researching Genetic Versus Nongenetic Determinants of Disease: A Comparison and Proposed Unification},
  author={John P. A. Ioannidis and En Yun Loy and Richie Poulton and Kee Seng Chia},
  journal={Science Translational Medicine},
  pages={7ps8 - 7ps8}
Current research designs that dissociate genetic and nongenetic measurements are reaching their limits. Research standards deviate in genetic versus nongenetic epidemiology. Besides some immutable differences, such as the correlation pattern between variables, these divergent research standards can converge considerably. Current research designs that dissociate genetic and nongenetic measurements are reaching their limits. Studies are needed that massively measure genotypes, nongenetic… 
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