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Building the Evidence for
Using Genetic Information to
Improve Health and Prevent
MUIN J. KHOURY
SARA R. BEDROSIAN
JULIAN P. T. HIGGINS
JOHN P. A. IOANNIDIS
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Human genome epidemiology : building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent
disease / edited by Muin J. Khoury ... [et al.]. — 2nd ed.
p. ; cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Genetic disorders—Epidemiology. 2. Medical genetics—Methodology. 3. Genomics. I. Khoury, Muin J.
[DNLM: 1. Genetics, Medical—methods. 2. Genetic Diseases, Inborn—epidemiology. 3. Genetic
Predisposition to Disease—epidemiology. 4. Genetic Screening. 5. Genome, Human. 6. Genomics.
QZ 50 H91674 2010]
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