The candidate gene approach alone is not sufficient to address the complexity of common disorders. Cardiovascular disease with its main underlying cause atherosclerosis, soon to be the leading the cause of death world wide, is one such example. Technologies developed in the aftermath of the mapping of the human genome together with systems biology now offers the opportunity to identify biological networks underlying complex disorders. This development paves the way for personalized medicine and a paradigm shift for health care and individual health.
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Oct 23 2007|
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