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How do genomic, biological, environmental and societal factors combine to contribute to disease risk?

Complex diseases are a result of a complex interplay of genetic, environmental, host and societal factors operating over a prolonged time. Many factors associated with disease onset or progression have been elucidated using a silo-ed approach which fails to adequately assess interplay between factors. Longitudinal measures and more sophisticated analytical methods are needed to support comprehensive (e.g. systems or computational modeling) approaches to explore combined contribution of factors.



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