High-Altitude Medicine: The Path from Genomic Insight to Clinical Applications

  • Soma Sarkar


Translation of research findings into clinical practice is an important aspect of medical progress. In context of high-altitude medical research, understanding the functions of all genes and their regulation under high-altitude environment is far from complete, and translation of genomics research findings into clinical practice is yet an unexplored domain. With advancement and accessibility to genomic and genomewide data sets, understanding of the role of genes and environment under high altitude will get accelerated which can potentially get converted to translational research.


High Altitude Human Genome Project Acute Mountain Sickness Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Array Phosphoglycerate Mutase 
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  1. 1.Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS)New DelhiIndia

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