Cedars-Sinai offers a model for fighting some diseases where they start
Los Angeles Times, August 17, 2009
A screening program conducted by the Cedars-Sinai Medical Genetics Institute is a unique attempt to make broad-scale genetic testing more efficient by targeting ethnicity, a concept called ethnogenetics. Organizers hope to test at least 10,000 of the 30,000 Persian Jews in Southern California for four disorders that are especially prevalent in the ethnic group.
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