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PLoS Med. 2015 Dec 15;12(12):e1001918. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001918. eCollection 2015 Dec.

Diversity in Clinical and Biomedical Research: A Promise Yet to Be Fulfilled.

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1
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.
2
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.
3
CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.
4
Research Unit, Hospital Universitario N.S. de Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain.
5
Departments of Clinical Pharmacy, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.
6
Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, United States of America.
7
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.
8
School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York, United States of America.
9
Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.
10
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

Abstract

Esteban Gonzalez Burchard and colleagues explore how making medical research more diverse would aid not only social justice but scientific quality and clinical effectiveness, too.

PMID:
26671224
PMCID:
PMC4679830
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pmed.1001918
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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