"Going forward, the KIF6 story should serve as a valuable reminder of the potential pitfalls present in prematurely adopting a genomic test without sufficient evidence," according to an editorial accompanying the study.
Members of the "Coronary Artery Disease Genome-Wide Replication and Meta-Analysis" study are bringing together data from published and unpublished genome-wide studies of heart attack and coronary artery disease to find previously undetected risk variants in individuals of European descent.
OSU Medical Center will enroll patients who agree to join Coriell's personalized medicine project under the guidance of their primary care physician. The partners will study the impact of using genomic information in treating chronic conditions.
Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.