Volume 28 Issue 5, May 2022
Comment | 09 May 2022
The distinct impacts of race and genetic ancestry on health
Genetic ancestry affects human health, but this is distinct from the impact of race, a social construct that has its foundations in systemic racism. These terms need to be better defined and understood in medical research to achieve health equity.
Timothy R. Rebbeck, Brandon Mahal, Kosj Yamoah