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Merging and emerging cohorts: Not worth the wait

Nature volume 445, pages 257258 (18 January 2007) | Download Citation

How best to study the effects of genes and environment on US health? In the first of two commentaries, Walter C. Willett and his co-authors argue that investing in existing studies is the most efficient approach.

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The authors acknowledge the helpful suggestions of D. Hunter.

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  1. Walter C. Willett is in the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA. For additional information, e-mail walter.willett@channing.harvard.edu.

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    • , Graham A. Colditz
    • , Aaron R. Folsom
    • , Brian E. Henderson
    •  & Meir J. Stampfer

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