Brief: Geno-mandering: Epidemiologists have taken a page from political Gerrymandering

  • Gerrymandering is where politicians have the power to draw the borders around precisely those voting districts which maximize the outcome of a future election in their own favor.
  • Geno-mandering is where researchers have the power to draw the borders around precisely those geographic regions which maximize prevalence of a genotype in the favor of Big Pharma.
Researchers have the power to draw the borders around precisely those geographic regions which maximize prevalence of a genotype in the favor of Big Pharma.