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Molecular Epidemiology

"Molecular Epidemiology" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The application of molecular biology to the answering of epidemiological questions. The examination of patterns of changes in DNA to implicate particular carcinogens and the use of molecular markers to predict which individuals are at highest risk for a disease are common examples.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Molecular Epidemiology" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Molecular Epidemiology" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 236 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.