Interdisciplinary approaches are fundamental to decode the biology of adversity

Cell. 2021 May 27;184(11):2797-2801. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.04.010.


The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted structural inequalities and racism promoting health disparities among communities of color. Taking cardiovascular disease as an example, we provide a framework for multidisciplinary efforts leveraging translational and epidemiologic approaches to decode the biological impacts of inequalities and racism and develop targeted interventions that promote health equity.

PMID:34048701 | DOI:10.1016/j.cell.2021.04.010