Neighborhood-specific epigenome analysis: the pathway forward to understanding gene-environment interactions.

Kenneth Olden, Lydia Isaac, Lynn Roberts

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Abstract

Morbidity and mortality associated with complex diseases are expected to increase as the population ages and the number of Americans living in poverty continues to expand. Therefore, improved translation of research findings into clinical practice and public health policy must become a priority. This commentary emphasizes the need for a new research model that accommodates the complex nature of disease etiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-127
Number of pages3
JournalNorth Carolina Medical Journal
Volume72
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes

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