aortic aneurysm

The researchers also developed a mouse model of the mutation using CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering to examine its effects.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pennsylvania's Department of Health has awarded several million dollars in funding to research institutes and clinical science centers in the state that seek to translate genomics research for clinical use.

Name:
Philip Tsao
Position:
Professor, cardiovascular medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

In their genetic study of a rare cardiovascular condition called abdominal aortic aneurysm, a team of Montreal researchers found that SNPs in a gene called BAK1 were different in aortic tissue than in matched blood samples.

The deal will give cash-strapped Decode immediate access to an undisclosed sum in upfront payments, while Celera will gain access to gene markers that will expand its cardiovascular disease-focused genetic testing service.

Celera plans to use the SNPs to develop personalized risk tests for heart attack, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

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