Selected new reviews and commentaries, 2 April 2010

2 April 2010

Personal genome sequencing: current approaches and challenges

Snyder M, Du J, Gerstein M. Genes Dev. 2010 Mar 1;24(5):423-31.


Individual Genomes on the Horizon

Lifton RP. N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 10


The pursuit of genome-wide association studies: where are we now?

Ku CS, Loy EY, Pawitan Y, Chia KS. J Hum Genet. 2010 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]


The future of psychiatric research: genomes and neural circuits

Akil H et al. Science. 2010 Mar 26;327(5973):1580-1.


Genome-wide association studies in pharmacogenomics

Daly AK. Nat Rev Genet. 2010 Apr;11(4):241-6.


The genetics of prion diseases

Mastrianni JA.  Genet Med. 2010 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]


Repeat expansion disease: progress and puzzles in disease pathogenesis

La Spada AR, Taylor JP. Nat Rev Genet. 2010 Feb 23;11(4):247-258.


Chromatin structure and the inheritance of epigenetic information

Margueron R, Reinberg D. Nat Rev Genet. 2010 Apr;11(4):285-96.


Unlocking the pathogenesis of celiac disease

Plenge RM. Nat Genet. 2010 Apr;42(4):281-2.


Epigenetic marks identify functional elements

Morse RH. Nat Genet. 2010 Apr;42(4):282-4.


Protective hemoglobinopathies and Plasmodium falciparum transmission

Pasvol G. Nat Genet. 2010 Apr;42(4):284-5.


Chinese bioscience: The sequence factory

Cyranoski D. Nature. 2010 Mar 4;464(7285):22-4.


Ameliorating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Rowland LP. N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 11;362(10):953-4


The March volume of the Annual Review of Public Health has a whole section on the public health significance of genomics and eco-genetics, including:

Genome-wide association studies and beyond

Witte JS. Annu Rev Public Health. 2010 Apr 21;31:9-20 4 p following 20.


Nutrigenetics / Nutrigenomics

Simopoulos AP. Annu Rev Public Health. 2010 Apr 21;31:53-68.


The behavioral response to personalized genetic information

McBride CM, Koehly LM, Sanderson SC, Kaphingst KA. Annu Rev Public Health. 2010 Apr 21;31:89-103.

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