This section considers studies of the association of genetic factors or variations in the human genome with human health and disease, their prevalence within families and populations, their interactions with environmental factors, and their contribution to disease risk.
Epigenetic loci for blood pressure are associated with hypertensive target organ damage in older African Americans from the genetic epidemiology network of Arteriopathy (GENOA) study
Hypertension is a major modifiable risk factor for arteriosclerosis that can lead to target organ damage (TOD) of heart, kidneys, and peripheral arteries. A recent epigenome-wide association study for blood pr...
Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2020 13:131