At the interfaces of epidemiology, genetics and genomics

Nat Rev Genet. 2001 Feb;2(2):142-7. doi: 10.1038/35052575.


You come onto the court prepared for tennis but your partner seems to be ready for rugby. Neither of you is at all sure what it is that your opponent wants to play. The only recourse is to teach each other the rules of your own game and then decide whether you can collectively invent a new sport. Welcome to the dialogue at the intersections of epidemiology with genetics and genomics.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alleles
  • Genome*
  • Humans
  • Molecular Epidemiology*
  • Neoplasms / genetics*