Tag: genome-wide association study

Novel Genetic Findings for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Dave Hinds is a Principal Scientist in Statistical Genetics.  Editor's note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe's product. 23andMe is passionate about research on a group of rare blood disorders called myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. Physicians who study these ...

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A Different Kind of Gene Mapping: Comparing Genetic and Geographic Structure in Europe: The Return!

By Chris Gignoux and Brenna Henn Early human history was characterized by many rapid, long-distance migrations. But despite our beginnings as travelers, genetic evidence published online last Sunday in Nature indicates that after expanding to all corners of the earth people (at least those in Europe) ...

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Learning from Dog Eye Disorders

Dogs have served humans as guards, guides, retrievers, shepherds and companions for more than 10,000 years. Now geneticists are enlisting their help in another task — identifying the genetic roots of diseases that affect both man and beast. Dogs suffer from a number of inherited eye conditions; the ...

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