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Honardoost M, Rajabpour A, Vakil L. Molecular epidemiology; New but impressive . Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2018; 32 (1) :312-316
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4594-en.html
Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , marymail79@gmail.com
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    Molecular epidemiology is a subdivision of medical science and epidemiology that emphases on the involvement of potential environmental and genetic risk factors, recognized at the molecular level, to the etiology and avoidance of sickness through populations. This arena has developed from the combination of molecular biology and traditional epidemiological research. Molecular epidemiology can improve our knowledge about the precise pathogenesis of disease through recognizing particular pathways that affect the risk of developing the disease. Furthermore, it tries to find how the collaborations between genetic characteristics and environmental exposures works in disease occurrence.
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Type of Study: Debate Article | Subject: Epidemiology

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