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Epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS)
20 December 2010 - by Dr Carolina Gemma and Dr Vardhman Rakyan
In recent years, significant progress has been made in identifying some of the genetic factors that underlie common complex diseases such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and cancer. This has been possible due to the genome-wide association study (GWAS) approach that involves comparing genetic variants in large numbers of individuals that have the disease versus those that do not... [Read More]