NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies has uncovered seven new loci linked to increased risk of age-related macular degeneration, the AMD Gene Consortium reported in Nature Genetics yesterday. The international consortium includes researchers from the University of Michigan, Germany's Universität Regensburg, Boston University, and elsewhere.

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