Sampling populations of humans across the world: ELSI issues.

  title={Sampling populations of humans across the world: ELSI issues.},
  author={Bartha Maria Knoppers and Ma'n Zawati and Emily S Kirby},
  journal={Annual review of genomics and human genetics},
There are an increasing number of population studies collecting data and samples to illuminate gene-environment contributions to disease risk and health. The rising affordability of innovative technologies capable of generating large amounts of data helps achieve statistical power and has paved the way for new international research collaborations. Most data and sample collections can be grouped into longitudinal, disease-specific, or residual tissue biobanks, with accompanying ethical, legal… CONTINUE READING
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