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A scientometric review of genome-wide association studies

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This scientometric review of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) from 2005 to 2018 (3639 studies; 3508 traits) reveals extraordinary increases in sample sizes, rates of discovery and traits studied. A longitudinal examination shows fluctuating ancestral diversity, still predominantly European Ancestry (88% in 2017) with 72% of discoveries from participants recruited from three countries (US, UK, Iceland). US agencies, primarily NIH, fund 85% and women are less often senior authors. We gene...

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10.1038/s42003-018-0261-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1704-0001
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
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0000-0002-1764-2697
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Communications Biology Journal website
Volume:
2
Article number:
9
Publication date:
2019-01-07
Acceptance date:
2018-12-10
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2399-3642
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957379
Language:
English
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pubs:957379
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uuid:01f6bfc2-b308-4ed8-b57a-ad0941283908
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pubs:957379
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2019-01-07

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