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Genetic Background of Patients from a University Medical Center in Manhattan: Implications for Personalized Medicine

  • Bamidele O. Tayo mail,

    btayo@lumc.edu (BOT); erwin.bottinger@mssm.edu (EPB)

    Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Marie Teil,

    Affiliation: Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Liping Tong,

    Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Huaizhen Qin,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Gregory Khitrov,

    Affiliation: Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Weijia Zhang,

    Affiliation: Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Quinbin Song,

    Affiliation: Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Omri Gottesman,

    Affiliation: Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Xiaofeng Zhu,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Alexandre C. Pereira,

    Affiliation: University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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  • Richard S. Cooper,

    Affiliation: Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Erwin P. Bottinger mail

    btayo@lumc.edu (BOT); erwin.bottinger@mssm.edu (EPB)

    Affiliation: Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: May 04, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019166

About the Authors

Bamidele O. Tayo, Liping Tong, Richard S. Cooper
Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America
Marie Teil, Gregory Khitrov, Weijia Zhang, Quinbin Song, Omri Gottesman, Erwin P. Bottinger
Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Huaizhen Qin, Xiaofeng Zhu
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Alexandre C. Pereira
University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EPB RSC. Performed the experiments: GK WZ QS MT. Analyzed the data: BOT LT HQ WZ XZ OG RSC EPB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BOT XZ. Wrote the paper: BOT RSC EPB. Provided Brazilian population genetic data set: ACP.