Division of Genetic Epidemiology
The Division of Genetic Epidemiology (GenEpi) is devoted to studying the role of genetic factors in determining health and disease in families and in populations, and the interplay of such genetic factors with environmental factors.
We are focused on searching for and understanding genes that affect health and disease.
An overview of what genetics entails, the relationship between genetics and cancer, and ways to help reduce your risk of cancer.
A brief history of our division and our involvement with the identification of the p16, BRCA1, and BRCA2