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Anthropologist Uses New Genetics Lab to Research Women’s Health Disparities

Author: Shannon Chapla

Categories: Faculty News, Research, and General News

Jada Benn Torres, assistant professor of anthropology at Notre Dame, uses genetics to research the distribution of diseases across populations, with a primary focus on women’s reproductive health. Currently, she is trying to figure out why African-American women are at a higher risk of developing uterine fibroids.

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