Estimating risks of common complex diseases across genetic and environmental factors: the example of Crohn disease

C M Lewis, S C L Whitwell, A Forbes, J Sanderson, C G Mathew, T M Marteau

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Progress has been made in identifying mutations that confer susceptibility to complex diseases, with the prospect that these genetic risks might be used in determining individual disease risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)689-694
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Medical Genetics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2007


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Bayes Theorem
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Crohn Disease
  • Environmental Exposure
  • Europe
  • Family Health
  • Female
  • Gene Dosage
  • Genetic Heterogeneity
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Models, Genetic
  • Nod2 Signaling Adaptor Protein
  • Parents
  • Risk
  • Siblings
  • Smoking

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