Categorization of humans in biomedical research: genes, race and disease.
- Author(s): Risch, Neil
- Burchard, Esteban
- Ziv, Elad
- Tang, Hua
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1186/gb-2002-3-7-comment2007
A debate has arisen regarding the validity of racial/ethnic categories for biomedical and genetic research. An epidemiologic perspective on the issue of human categorization in biomedical and genetic research strongly supports the continued use of self-identified race and ethnicity.