"Hey Mike thanks for this. This is actually the kind of thing I was wondering about; how can we compare effect sizes in genetics studies when the wide variety of approaches to genetics studies (single SNP candidate studies, high-throughput GWAS,…"
The importance of effect size calculations in any meta-analytic study is of utmost importance. However, despite this importance effect size accuracy is an area of meta-analysis that receives great scrutiny. The apples and oranges criticism of meta-analysis makes it crucial for analysts to accurately measure effect sizes so ensure good quality science. Recently, Hon-Cheong So and Pak C. Sham out of the University of Hong Kong looked at effect size measures in genetic association studies (GWAS)…See More