Genetic risk prediction across diverse populations


The vast majority of GWAS are performed in individuals of European descent. The applicability of these genetic findings to non-European populations varies with genetic divergence, differences in LD and allele frequencies, and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Alicia Martin (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  2. Patrick Turley (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  3. Hailiang Huang (Ma)
  4. Raymond Walters (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  5. Chia-yen Chen (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  6. Max Lam (Institute of Mental Health)
  7. Duncan Palmer (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  8. Christopher Gignoux (University of Colorado Denver)
  9. Eimear Kenny (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
  10. Benjamin Neale (Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
  11. Mark Daly (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Topic Areas

Statistical Methods , other


SY-10A » Ethics in Behavior Genetics: Challenges & Considerations To Studies Including Racial/Ethnic Diversity as a Biological Variable (15:15 - Saturday, 23rd June, Auditorium)

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