DISEASE GENETICS

UK Biobank debuts as a powerful resource for genomic research

Analysis of the UK Biobank genetic and phenotypic data demonstrate the power of including a large population and detailed phenotyping in a prospective study to identify genetic and lifestyle factors related to health and disease.

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Correspondence to Teri A. Manolio.

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T.A.M. is a member of the UK Biobank International Scientific Advisory Board.

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Manolio, T.A. UK Biobank debuts as a powerful resource for genomic research. Nat Med 24, 1792–1794 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-018-0276-3

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