NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A lipoprotein(a) gene variant is associated with an increased risk of aortic valve calcification and aortic stenosis, researchers led by Wendy Post, an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University, reported in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday.

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