The NEJM published results from two genome-wide association studies for coronary artery disease. Combining genotyping data from the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium study and the German Myocardial Infarction Family Study, researchers confirmed a region on chromosome 9 to be highly associated with coronary artery disease.

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