NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute today said it is seeking partners to work with its Framingham Heart Study to create a biomarker consortium that will research markers associated with cardiovascular disease.
 
The initiative, which aims to develop new diagnostics that can identify high-risk individuals, will also focus on CVD-related risk factors such as atherosclerosis, obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome.
   

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