In these projects, we are investigating the role of genetic ancestry on the risk for and incidence of diseases, and particularly different forms of cancer.
Guarani women with children waiting for medical appointment. Photo Credit: T.G. Schurr
Image from Urrets et al. 2005 Am J Ophthamol 141(4): 744-746 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2005.10.044).
Photo from Chidebe et al. 2019. The Lancet Oncology 20(11): 1489-1491 (https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30625-4).
Figure from Grünewald et al. 2018. Ewing sarcoma. Nat Rev Dis Primers 4, 5 (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41572-018-0003-x)
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