Team IDs Mutation That Mimics Effects of Beta Blockers in Blacks With Heart Failure | GenomeWeb
Results from a multi-site prospective study have shown that a variant of the GRK5 gene can prolong survival in African Americans with heart failure.
 
The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland and Washington University in St. Louis, reported that African American heart failure patients that carry the GRK5-Leu41 variant are naturally protected against death and the need for a heart transplant.
 

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