EurekAlert: Historical bias overlooks genes related to COVID-19

EurekAlert: Historical bias overlooks genes related to COVID-19. “A historical bias — which has long dictated which human genes are studied — is now affecting how biomedical researchers study COVID-19, according to new Northwestern University research. Although biomedical researchers know that many overlooked human genes play a role in COVID-19, they currently do not study them. Instead, researchers that study COVID-19 continue to focus on human genes that have already been heavily investigated independent of coronaviruses.”

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