What’s Your Genetic Risk?

complexdiseases-02In this week’s show, Beth talks with epidemiologist Genevieve Wojcik. We spoke about her work standardizing what is called the Polygenic Risk Score. This is a composite risk factor, extracted from information on many individual genes that can contribute to a disorder or genetic character. To find out more about her research visit her website.

Executive Producer: Joel Parker
Producer: Beth Bennett
Additional Contributions:Joel Parker

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