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A genome-wide association study (GWAS) is an approach used in genetics research to associate specific genetic variations with particular diseases.
Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) … A genome-wide association study (GWAS) is an …
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Genome-wide association studies involve scanning markers across the genomes of many people to find genetic variations associated with a particular disease​.
Genome-wide association studies involve scanning markers across the genomes of many …
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CRGGH researchers Amy Bentley and Charles Rotimi have just completed a large-scale, multi-ancestry genome-wide analysis of gene × smoking interactions on the concentration of serum lipids, including high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), and triglycerides.
… Rotimi have just completed a large-scale, multi-ancestry genome-wide analysis of gene × smoking interactions on the … the importance of diversity in gene × lifestyle studies. The manuscript describing these findings was …
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Researchers have conducted the first study to look at the genomic underpinnings of obesity in continental Africans and African Americans.
… clusters in families. Researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National … and globally. This is the first study to use a Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) to investigate the genomic basis of …
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Illumina will be developing a GWAS array based on data from the Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative.
… This extraordinary effort has been driven by the H3Africa Genome Analysis Working Group, of which Center for Research … … H3Africa Consortium, African genomic diversity, Genome-wide Assocation Studies, GWAS, H3AFrica … Illumina will be developing a GWAS
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Dr. Daniel Shriner is a researcher in NHGRI's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… on Genomics and Global Health within the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health. … of methods for multivariable analysis of genome-wide association data as well as investigation into global …
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Dr. Lucia Hindorff is the Lead Extramural Training Program Director in the Training, Diversity, and Health Equity Office at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… Diversity, and Health Equity Office at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).  She previously served as … also the NHGRI scientific lead for the online NHGRI Genome-wide Association Study catalog. In her time at NHGRI, she has …
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NIH will fund researchers to develop computational approaches to figure out which differences in DNA make people more susceptible to disease.
… genetic variants - in the less-studied regions of the genome that are responsible for regulating gene activity. A … with a disease, researchers typically conduct a genome-wide association study (GWAS), which compares the genomes of …
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Dr. Francis Collins is a senior investigator in Center for Precision Health Research.
… genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project, which culminated in April 2003 with the … of affected sib pairs, and then moved on to perform genome-wide association studies (GWAS), and has subsequently become an …
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Personalized medicine is an emerging practice of medicine that uses an individual's genetic profile to guide decisions made in regard to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
… prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. … Human Genome Project, Genetic Counseling, Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS), Pedigree, Pharmacogenomics, …