The future of genetic epidemiology.

  title={The future of genetic epidemiology.},
  author={Nicholas J. Schork and Lon R. Cardon and Xiangming Xu},
  journal={Trends in genetics : TIG},
  volume={14 7},
Genetic epidemiology is a hybrid discipline whose ultimate aim is to identify and to characterize population-level factors that contribute to disease. Genetic epidemiologists often pursue this aim through the design and implementation of studies that simultaneously invoke principles in population genetics, epidemiology, molecular biology and biostatistics. However, traditional (and much contemporary) research in genetic epidemiology has barely tapped the potential that these disciplines have to… CONTINUE READING

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