MORRIS FOSTER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Communal discourse as a supplement to informed consent for genetic research
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman 73019, USA
    Nat Genet 17:277-9. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Will investments in biobanks, prospective cohorts, and markers of common patterns of variation benefit other populations for drug response and disease susceptibility gene discovery?
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 5:75-80. 2005
  3. pmc Will investments in large-scale prospective cohorts and biobanks limit our ability to discover weaker, less common genetic and environmental contributors to complex diseases?
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:119-22. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in medical-sequencing research: implications of genotype-phenotype studies for individuals and populations
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 15:R45-9. 2006
  5. pmc Investments in cancer genomics: who benefits and who decides
    Morris W Foster
    Center for Applied Social Research, The Cancer Institute, and University of Oklahoma, Norman 73019, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1960-4. 2006
  6. pmc The routinisation of genomics and genetics: implications for ethical practices
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 455 W Lindsey, Rm 505C, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    J Med Ethics 32:635-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Share and share alike: deciding how to distribute the scientific and social benefits of genomic data
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 8:633-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Out of sequence: how consumer genomics could displace clinical genetics
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, 455 W Lindsey, Room 505C, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 9:419. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Looking for race in all the wrong places: analyzing the lack of productivity in the ongoing debate about race and genetics
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 455 W Lindsey, Rm 505C, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Hum Genet 126:355-62. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Beyond race: towards a whole-genome perspective on human populations and genetic variation
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, 455 W Lindsey, Room 505C, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 5:790-6. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Communal discourse as a supplement to informed consent for genetic research
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman 73019, USA
    Nat Genet 17:277-9. 1997
    ..Our approach engages pre-existing social units in discourses about proposed research. Communal discourses can influence individuals' decisions to participate in research studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Will investments in biobanks, prospective cohorts, and markers of common patterns of variation benefit other populations for drug response and disease susceptibility gene discovery?
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 5:75-80. 2005
  3. pmc Will investments in large-scale prospective cohorts and biobanks limit our ability to discover weaker, less common genetic and environmental contributors to complex diseases?
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:119-22. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in medical-sequencing research: implications of genotype-phenotype studies for individuals and populations
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 15:R45-9. 2006
    ..Those issues are reviewed, along with possible solutions to them...
  5. pmc Investments in cancer genomics: who benefits and who decides
    Morris W Foster
    Center for Applied Social Research, The Cancer Institute, and University of Oklahoma, Norman 73019, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1960-4. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc The routinisation of genomics and genetics: implications for ethical practices
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 455 W Lindsey, Rm 505C, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    J Med Ethics 32:635-8. 2006
    ..Consequently, new ethical challenges are presented by the increasing routinisation of genetic information in both biomedical and public spheres...
  7. ncbi request reprint Share and share alike: deciding how to distribute the scientific and social benefits of genomic data
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 8:633-9. 2007
    ..We suggest that the complex interplay of stakeholders and their interests, rather than single-issue and single-stakeholder perspectives, should be considered when deciding genomic data-sharing policies...
  8. doi request reprint Out of sequence: how consumer genomics could displace clinical genetics
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, 455 W Lindsey, Room 505C, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 9:419. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Looking for race in all the wrong places: analyzing the lack of productivity in the ongoing debate about race and genetics
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 455 W Lindsey, Rm 505C, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Hum Genet 126:355-62. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Beyond race: towards a whole-genome perspective on human populations and genetic variation
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, 455 W Lindsey, Room 505C, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 5:790-6. 2004
    ..Although genetics will continue to rely on analytical tools that make use of particular population histories, it is important to interpret findings in a broader genomic context...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluating the utility of personal genomic information
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Genet Med 11:570-4. 2009
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  12. pmc The role of community review in evaluating the risks of human genetic variation research
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 64:1719-27. 1999
    ..Community review also can assist in facilitating participant recruitment and retention, as well as in developing partnerships between researchers and communities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and genomics: social classifications as proxies of biological heterogeneity
    Morris W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Genome Res 12:844-50. 2002
    ..This requires that genetic researchers pay as much attention to the social constitution of human populations as presently is paid to their genetic composition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic screening of targeted subpopulations: the role of communal discourse in evaluating sociocultural implications
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman 73019, USA
    Genet Test 1:269-74. 1997
    ..How genetic screening is socially constructed using a community's existing dichotomy may be central to its success...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pharmacogenetics, race, and ethnicity: social identities and individualized medical care
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 23:232-8. 2001
    ..Those more precise social classifications should reflect extended patient pedigrees and not the self-reported claims of racial and/or ethnic affiliation...
  16. pmc A model agreement for genetic research in socially identifiable populations
    M W Foster
    Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 63:696-702. 1998
    ..We found that informed consent by individuals could not fully address these collective issues. This approach may serve as a general model for the undertaking of population-specific genetic studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic signatures of pre-expansion bottleneck in the Choctaw population of Oklahoma
    Ning Wang
    Center for Genome Information, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 124:373-9. 2004
    ..Taken together, these observations are consistent with a signature of the recent population size expansion of the Choctaws, preceded by bottleneck event(s)...
  18. pmc Community involvement in the ethical review of genetic research: lessons from American Indian and Alaska Native populations
    Richard R Sharp
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:145-8. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Analyzing the use of race and ethnicity in biomedical research from a local community perspective
    Morris W Foster
    University of Oklahoma, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 34:508-12, 479. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility and full disclosure of genetic results to research participants
    Richard R Sharp
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:42-4; author reply W10-2. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Grappling with groups: protecting collective interests in biomedical research
    Richard R Sharp
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Philos 32:321-37. 2007
    ..We suggest that it is this set of conceptual and practical issues that philosophers, ethicists, and others should focus on in their efforts to protect identifiable social groups from harm resulting from biomedical research...
  22. pmc A second generation human haplotype map of over 3.1 million SNPs
    Kelly A Frazer
    The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road MEM275, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Nature 449:851-61. 2007
    ..Finally, we demonstrate increased differentiation at non-synonymous, compared to synonymous, SNPs, resulting from systematic differences in the strength or efficacy of natural selection between populations...
  23. pmc Genome-wide detection and characterization of positive selection in human populations
    Pardis C Sabeti
    Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nature 449:913-8. 2007
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  24. pmc A practice approach for identifying previously unsuspected environmental contributors to systemic lupus erythematosus and other complex diseases
    Morris W Foster
    Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:593-7. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint An analysis of research guidelines on the collection and use of human biological materials from American Indian and Alaskan Native communities
    Richard R Sharp
    Program in Environmental Health Policy and Ethics, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA
    Jurimetrics 42:165-86. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint Everything old is new again, including systems biology
    Morris W Foster
    Center for Applied Social Research, University of Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:85-6; discussion W7-9. 2007

Research Grants11

  1. Using Third-Party Data in Pedigree and Subgroup Analyses
    MORRIS FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, we will examine the implications of third-party information from the perspectives of study participants. We will conduct this project in the contexts of actual clinical populations. ..
  2. AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY REVIEW OF GENETIC RESEARCH
    MORRIS FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We anticipate that different levels of community review will be applicable to different kinds of local and nested communities. ..
  3. African-American Haplotype Map Engagement and Follow-up
    MORRIS FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
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