Epi Lecture Series: Amal Harrati, PhD

Epidemiological Tools Seminar
MH-1401

The integration of genetic data into The integration of genetic data into increasing numbers of social and health survey presents new opportunities for exploring the interactions between an individual’s biology and the social context in which it exists.  In this talk, I review two methodologies to do so: polygenic scores and Mendelian Randomization.  I highlight how these methods can be useful in a number of different ways to health research as well provide cautionary words about their limitations.increasing numbers of social and health survey presents new opportunities for exploring the interactions between an individual’s biology and the social context in which it existsIn this talk, I review two methodologies to do so: polygenic scores and Mendelian Randomization.  I highlight how these methods can be useful in a number of different ways to health research as well provide cautionary words about their limitations.