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BE.102 Macroepidemiology, Spring 2005

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dc.contributor.author Thilly, William G. en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2005 en_US
dc.date.issued 2005-06
dc.identifier BE.102-Spring2005
dc.identifier local: BE.102
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-ce6dbcb579c2b5bef09fa31f4b5fa0fa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/36864
dc.description.abstract This course presents a unique and challenging perspective on the causes of human disease and mortality. The course focuses on analyses of major causes of mortality in the US since 1900: cancer cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes, infectious diseases. Students create analytical models to derive estimates for historically variant population risk factors and physiological rate parameters, and conduct analyses of familial data to separately estimate inherited and environmental risks. The course evaluates the basic population genetics of dominant, recessive and non-deleterious inherited risk factors. en_US
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dc.subject Disease en_US
dc.subject mortality en_US
dc.subject cancer en_US
dc.subject cerebrovascular disease en_US
dc.subject diabetes en_US
dc.subject infectious disease en_US
dc.subject risk en_US
dc.subject inherited risk en_US
dc.subject environmental risk en_US
dc.subject population genetics en_US
dc.subject mutation en_US
dc.subject public health en_US
dc.subject malignancy en_US
dc.subject statistics en_US
dc.title BE.102 Macroepidemiology, Spring 2005 en_US
dc.title.alternative Macroepidemiology en_US


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