Impact of limited population diversity of genome-wide association studies.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The article describes the limited population diversity of genome-wide association studies and its resulting impact on the development of commercial genetic tests with restricted applicability and usefulness to certain groups, potentially increasing existing disparities. To enable development of new clinical tools applicable to all groups, much more focus is needed to engage minority communities to enroll in genetics or genomic research studies and on investigators to reach out to underrepresented communities.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Haga, SB

Published Date

  • February 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 81 - 84

PubMed ID

  • 20057316

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1530-0366

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/GIM.0b013e3181ca2bbf


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States