Model can be trained to guess your height

Postdoc Bjarni Vilhjálmsson and Aarhus University researchers have developed a probability model that can be trained to calculate the impact of genetic variants on our appearance and diseases. Providing accurate indications of our genomes is still a long way off.

2016.04.01 | Ellen Bernadette Noer

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You can read more about LDpred (LD for Linkage Disequilibrium) in the article "Modeling Linkage Disequilibrium Increases Accuracy of Polygenic Risk Scores" inThe American Journal of Human Genetics.

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