The European Commission recently awarded the researchers €1.5 million to probe the mechanics of heart failure using proteomic, genomic, and epidemiological approaches.
Along with scientists from the University of Leicester, the researchers picked the Xevo TQ-S micro platform to do a pilot study on heart failure patient samples.
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Stanford University researchers have used a genome-wide association study to link a gene associated with sleep to heart failure.
Under the partnership, the University of Miami will provide samples and Berg will analyze them using its Interrogative Biology platform.
Targeted and exome sequencing uncovered loss-of-function mutations in DCHS1 in several families affected by non-syndromic mitral valve prolapse.
The partners will screen for molecules that could revive metabolic activity in heart tissue damaged by cardiovascular disease or failure.
ARCA aims to boost participation by easing stringent enrollment criteria in a study investigating Gencaro in heart failure patients with a favorable response genotype.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today reported third quarter revenues of $695,000, down 31 percent from $1 million in the third quarter of 2013.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cardiovascular molecular diagnostics company CardioDx has raised $21 million toward a targeted goal of $25 million, it disclosed in a regulatory document filed on Wednesday.
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Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.
New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.
NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.