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Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
National Leadership Summit to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health
January 10, 2006
Genes expose race only
as a sham
The idea of race was not reflected in a person’s genes,
Brazilian researchers said yesterday, confirming what
scientists have long said – that race has no meaning
No trace of race; Genome
proves nothing biological
For Sale: A DNA Test
To Measure Racial Mix
A company in Sarasota, Fla., is offering a DNA test
that it says will measure customers’ racial ancestry and
their ancestral proportions if they are of a mixed race.
Race Plays Role in New
Drug Trials; Treatment by
Genetic Origin, Ethnicity
Divides Medical Profession
The “Wisteria Vine’ view
of human evolution
© 1999 Kenneth K Kidd, Yale University
SELF-IDENTIFIED RACE OR ETHNICITY
ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
HEALTH OR DISEASE
NEJM 351:2049-2057, 2004