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“The findings and conclusions in this book are those of the author(s) and do not
necessarily represent the views of the funding agency.”

 

These chapters were published with modifications by Oxford University Press (2004)

 

Human Genome Epidemiology: A Scientific Foundation for Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

 

Edited by

Muin J. Khoury, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Medical History and Ethics
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Julian Little Ph.D.
Chair of Epidemiology
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Contributors

 

MICHAEL E. ANDREW, Ph.D.
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Morgantown, West Virginia

DAVID ATKINS, M.D., M.P.H.
Center for Practice and Technology Assessment
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
6010 Executive Boulevard, Suite 300
Rockville, Maryland

MELISSA A. AUSTIN, Ph.D.
Institute for Public Health Genetics
Department of Epidemiology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

KATHRYN BATTUELLO, J.D., M.P.H.
Institute for Public Health Genetics
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

ROGIER M. BERTINA, M.D., Ph.D.
Thrombosis and Haemostatis Research Center
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, Netherlands

LAURA M. BESKOW, M.P.H.
Department of Health Policy and Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Public Health
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

LORENZO D. BOTTO, M.D.
National Center on Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

COLEEN BOYLE, Ph.D.
National Center on Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

MOLLY S. BRAY, Ph.D
Human Genetics Center
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas  

WYLIE BURKE, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Medical History and Ethics
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

TRUDY L. BURNS, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Division of Statistical Genetics
Department of Biostatistics
College of Public Health
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

NEIL CAPORASO, M.D.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

JENNY CHANG-CLAUDE, M.D.
German Cancer Research Centre
Division of Clinical Epidemiology
Heidelberg, Germany  

DANA C. CRAWFORD, Ph.D.
Department of Genome Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

DAVID L. EATON, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental Health
Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington  

DARRELL L. ELLSWORTH, Ph.D.
Gene and Drug Discovery Center
Windber Research Institute
Windber, Pennsylvania

RICHARD FENSKE, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental Health
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

CLEMENT FURLONG, Ph.D.
Department of Genome Sciences and Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

MARGARET GALLAGHER, Ph.D
Division of Laboratory Sciences
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

MONTSERRAT GARCIA-CLOSAS, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

JEREMY GRIMSHAW, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., F.R.C.G.P.
Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Health Research Institute
Director, Centre for Best Practice,
Institute of Population Health
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada  

MARTA GWINN, M.D., M.P.H.
Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

JAMES E. HADDOW, M.D.
Foundation for Blood Research
Scarborough, Maine

NEVA HAITES, Ph.D., M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.Path., F.R.C.P.
(Edin), F.R.C.P. (Lond).
Professor, Medical Genetics
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland

GIUSEPPINA IMPERATORE, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Diabetes Translation
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

JOHN P.A. IOANNIDIS, M.D.
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology
University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Greece
Department of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
New England Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts  

SAMIR N. KELADA, M.P.H.
Department of Environmental Health
University of Washington
School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Seattle, Washington

AILEEN KENNESON, Ph.D.
National Center on Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

MUIN J. KHOURY, M.D., Ph.D.
Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

JOSEPH LAU, M.D.
Division of Clinical Care Research
Department of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
New England Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

JULIAN LITTLE, Ph.D.
Epidemiology Group
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland  

GEOFFREY LOMAX, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.
Occupational Health Branch
California Department of Health Services
Public Health Institute
University of California
Berkeley, California

RICHARD MAYEUX, M.D., M.Sc.
The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain and
The Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
New York, New York  

ERIN C. McCANLIES, Ph.D.
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Morgantown, West Virginia

THOMAS R. O'BRIEN, M.D., M.P.H.
Viral Epidemiology Branch
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

CHRISTOPHER J. O'DONNELL, M.D., M.P.H.
Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

GLENN E. PALOMAKI, B.A.
Foundation for Blood Research
Scarborough, Maine

PATRICIA A. PEYSER, Ph.D.
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

LINDA E. PINSKY, M.D.
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

SCOTT RAMSEY, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

FRITS R. ROSENDAAL, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Leiden University Medical Center
Thrombosis and Haemostatis Research Center
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, Netherlands

NATHANIEL ROTHMAN, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

PAUL A. SCHULTE, Ph.D.
Education and Information Division
National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cincinnati, Ohio

LINDA SHARP, M.Sc.
Epidemiology Group
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland

STEPHANIE L. SHERMAN, Ph.D.
Department of Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

KAREN STEINBERG, Ph.D.
Division of Laboratory Sciences
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

DUNCAN C. THOMAS, Ph.D.
Department of Preventive Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

RODOLFO VALDEZ, Ph.D.
Division of Diabetes Translation
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

JAN P. VANDENBROUCKE, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, Netherlands

DAVID L. VEENSTRA, PharmD., Ph.D.
Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program
Institute for Public Health Genetics
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

PAOLO VINEIS, M.D.
University of Torino and ISI Foundation
Department of Biomedical Sciences and
Human Oncology
Torino, Italy

SHOLOM WACHOLDER, Ph.D.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

SOPHIA S. WANG, Ph.D.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

AINSLEY WESTON, Ph.D.
Health Effects Laboratory Division
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Morgantown, West Virginia

BRENDA J. WILSON, M.B., Ch.B., M.Sc., M.R.C.P. (U.K.), F.F.P.H.M.
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine
Univeristy of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address correspondence to Dr. Khoury at
Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
6 Executive Park, Mail Stop E-82
Atlanta, Georgia 30329


 

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