American Journal of Human Genetics

The American Journal of Human Genetics is a medical journal in the field of human genetics. Since its inception in 1948 by the American Society of Human Genetics, the journal has provided a record of research and review relating to heredity in humans and to the application of genetic principles in medicine and public policy, as well as in related areas of molecular and cell biology. Topics covered by The American Journal of Human Genetics include:

  • behavioral genetics
  • biochemical genetics
  • clinical genetics
  • cytogenetics (study of chromosomes)
  • dysmorphology (study of congenital malformations)
  • gene therapy
  • genetic counseling
  • genetic epidemiology
  • genomics
  • immunogenetics (combination of immunology and genetics)
  • molecular genetics
  • neurogenetics (combination of neuroscience and genetics)
  • population genetics

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