Selected new reviews and commentaries, 2 April 2009

2 April 2009

Human genetic variation and its contribution to complex traits.

Frazer KA, Murray SS, Schork NJ, Topol EJ. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Apr;10(4):241-51.

Beyond odds ratios - communicating disease risk based on genetic profiles.

Kraft P, Wacholder S, Cornelis MC, Hu FB, Hayes RB, Thomas G, Hoover R, Hunter DJ, Chanock S. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Apr;10(4):264-9.

Property rights.

Nature. 2009 Mar 26;458(7237):385.

The phantom menace of gene patents.

Gaisser S, Hopkins MM, Liddell K, Zika E, Ibarreta D. Nature. 2009 Mar 26;458(7237):407-8.

Ownership of medical information.

Hall MA, Schulman KA. JAMA. 2009 Mar 25;301(12):1282-4.

The beginning of the end of the embryo wars.

Caplan AL, Patrizio P. Lancet. 2009 Mar 28;373(9669):1074-5.

Embryonic education.

Nature. 2009 Mar 26;458(7237):385.

Personal genomics services: whose genomes?

Gurwitz D, Bregman-Eschet Y. Eur J Hum Genet. 2009 Mar 4.

Amendments to the coroners and justice bill.

Nathanson V. BMJ. 2009 Mar 3;338:b895. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b895.

Stem-cell experts raise concerns about medical tourism.

Barclay E. Lancet. 2009 Mar 14;373(9667):883-4.

Monitoring and regulating offshore stem cell clinics.

Kiatpongsan S, Sipp D. Science. 2009 Mar 20;323(5921):1564-5.

By common consent.

Nature. 2009 Mar 12;458(7235):125.

New insights into the genetics of addiction.

Li MD, Burmeister M. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Apr;10(4):225-31.

Ethical implications of epigenetics research.

Rothstein MA, Cai Y, Marchant GE. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Apr;10(4):224.

Motor-neuron disease: Rogue gene in the family.

Sleegers K, Van Broeckhoven C. Nature. 2009 Mar 26;458(7237):415-7.

Opening up public health: a strategy of information and communication technology to support population health.

Reidpath DD, Allotey P. Lancet. 2009 Mar 21;373(9668):1050-1.

What is health? The ability to adapt.

Lancet. 2009 Mar 7;373(9666):781.

The value of Academic Health Science Centres for UK medicine

Smith S. Lancet. 2009 Mar 28;373(9669):1056-8.

Somatic and germline genetics at the JAK2 locus.

Campbell PJ. Nat Genet. 2009 Apr;41(4):385-6.

Genetics of cardiac repolarization.

Shah SH, Pitt GS. Nat Genet. 2009 Apr;41(4):388-9.

Replication timing and epigenetic reprogramming of gene expression: a two-way relationship?

Göndör A, Ohlsson R. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Apr;10(4):269-76.

Dynamic DNA methylation.

Law JA, Jacobsen SE. Science. 2009 Mar 20;323(5921):1568-9.

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