American Heart Association

Amazon's infrastructure will support AHA-funded research into genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that affect cardiovascular health.

The project will use a variety of proteomic platforms in both the discovery and validation stages to analyze around 2,000 patient samples from four cohorts.

BG Medicine said this week that the 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure has for the first time recognized the role of galectin-3 testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Heart Association sees genetic testing as offering powerful new possibilities for cardiovascular medicine, but it also believes that greater federal oversight and resources are needed to ensure that genetics are integrated into clinical care safely and sec

An ACCF/AHA panel has alerted doctors to evidence gaps regarding the clinical utility of genetic testing to administer Plavix, but not all cardiologists agree with the group's recommendations.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.