The field of genetics and genomics is a highly technological driven field that is advancing fast. The purpose of this year in review of genetics and genomics was to highlight the publications that apply these new technologies tools to improve understanding of the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA). In addition, most recent developments in genetics and genomics research and their relevance to OA are discussed in this review.

DNA-variants, Genetics, Genomics, Osteoarthritis
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2012.08.007, hdl.handle.net/1765/61615
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Department of Internal Medicine

van Meurs, J.B.J, & Uitterlinden, A.G. (2012). Osteoarthritis year 2012 in review: Genetics and genomics. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (Vol. 20, pp. 1470–1476). doi:10.1016/j.joca.2012.08.007