Variants for Coronary Disease

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The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics' Martin Farrall and his colleagues at the Procardis consortium linked two variants in the lipoapoprotein(a) gene to an increased risk of coronary disease and an increased level of Lp(a) in the blood. Their large-scale study was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. GT's Ciara Curtin caught up with Farrall to discuss his work.

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