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Table of Contents
Vol. 71, No. 1, 2011
Issue release date: April 2011
Section title: Commentary
Free Access
Hum Hered 2011;71:59–66

Where’s the Evidence?

Vieland V.J.
Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
email Corresponding Author

Veronica J. Vieland

Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205 (USA)

Tel. +1 614 722 2688, E-Mail Veronica.Vieland@NationwideChildrens.org


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