Western bias in human genetic studies is 'both scientifically damaging and unfair'

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 13:30 in Biology & Nature

Despite efforts to include diversity in research, people of European ancestry continue to be vastly overrepresented and ethnically diverse populations largely excluded from human genomics research, according to the authors of a new commentary. This lack of diversity in studies has serious consequences for science and medicine.

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