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Multidisciplinary approach to genomics research in Africa: the AfriCRAN model

Butali, Azeez and Mossey, Peter and Tiffin, Nikki and Adeyemo, Wasiu and Eshete, Mekonen and Mumena, Chrispinanus and Audu, Rosemary and Onwuama, Chika and Agbenorku, Pius and Ogunlewe, Mobolanle and Adebola, Adetokunbo and Olasoji, Hecto and Aregbesola, Babatunde and Braimah, Ramat and Oladugba, Abimibola and Onah, Ifeanyichukwu and Adebiyi, Ezekiel and Olaitan, Peter and Abdur-Rahman, Lukma and Adeyemo, Adebowale (2015) Multidisciplinary approach to genomics research in Africa: the AfriCRAN model. PanAfrican Medical Journal. ISSN 1937- 8688

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This article is an outcome of the African Craniofacial Anomalies Research Network (AfriCRAN) Human Hereditary and Health (H3A) grant planning meeting in 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria. It describes the strengths of a multidisciplinary team approach to solving complex genetic traits in the craniofacial region. It also highlights the different components and argues for the composition of similar teams to fast track the discovery of disease genes, diagnostic tools, improved clinical treatment and ultimately prevention of diseases

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Genomics, Africa, Multidisciplinary team
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 10:48
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 10:48

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