Has It Really Been Demonstrated That Most Genomic Research Findings Are False?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a widely cited article, Ioannidis argued that most published research findings are false; particularly discovery research involving massive testing, genomics being a typical example. However, his argument ignores adjustment for multiple testing and thus should be taken with a large grain of salt. This is a potential example for statistics courses that concentrate on problem formulation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Samsa, GP

Published Date

  • January 1, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 69 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 4

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-2731

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-1305

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/00031305.2014.951127

Citation Source

  • Scopus