Research methods for genetic studies

Sadeep Shrestha, Donna K. Arnett

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Abstract

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
Pages233-256
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9783319054704
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014.

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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