NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center uncovered a new gene linked with pulmonary arterial hypertension, and as the group reported in The New England Journal of Medicine this week, the effects of some mutations in this gene may be mitigated by drug treatment.

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