Research methods for genetic studies

Sadeep Shrestha, Donna K. Arnett

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This chapter introduces the basic concepts of fundamental methods for genotype-phenotype association studies and relevant issues in interpretation of genetic epidemiology studies to clinicians. An overview of genetic association studies is provided, which is the current state-of-the-art for clinical and translational genetics. Discussion of future directions in this field is also included.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEssentials of Clinical Research, Second Edition
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9783319054704
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014.


  • Familial aggregation
  • Genetic research
  • Genome-wide association
  • Genomics
  • Hardy Weinberg disequilibrium
  • Linkage disequilibrium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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