GWAS

A Crack in the Safe of Genomic Studies

May 29, 2012

As genotyping becomes cheaper and more routine, the optimism about the medical benefits is laced with paranoia about genetic privacy. Personal genetics businesses promise the tighest security with their customers’ DNA test results, electronic [Read more]

When Smaller is Better for GWAS

August 2, 2011

As of July 2010, nearly 600 genome-wide association studies of 150 distinct diseases and traits had been published. They revealed hundred of specific genomic locations, each with a relatively small effect. There were more than 40 genetic variants, [Read more]