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A Spotlight On: Genomic drivers of heart attacks – Akl Fahed

Akl Fahed, MD, MPH is a physician, scientist, and innovator. He works at Mass General Hospital, the Broad Institute of […]

New study of heart defects and autism identifies causative genes

By studying genetic data from people born with congenital heart disease or autism, researchers have uncovered almost two dozen genes […]

Epigenome-wide analysis to identify coronary heart disease therapeutic targets

A group of international researchers has performed the first prospective epigenome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in relation to incident CHD […]

Distinct DNA methylation sites associated with heart disease

A new study, published in JAMA Cardiology, has identified DNA methylation sites associated with heart disease. Most importantly, the study […]

The role of microRNAs in broken heart syndrome

Scientists from Imperial College London have identified the role of two key microRNAs in the development of broken heart syndrome. […]

Underdiagnosis of monogenic heart and vascular diseases

Through performing whole-exome sequencing (WES), researchers have found that diagnoses for monogenic cardiovascular diseases (MCVDs) may have previously been missed. […]

Structures of the heart reveal risk to cardiovascular disease

A recent study published in Nature has explored the fractal structure of the heart, revealing its influence on susceptibility to […]

Studies identify novel genetic variants for heart disease using new method

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death globally. Two of the most common forms of heart disease […]

AI and Machine Learning are at the heart of future healthcare.

We live in a world that is being run by data, an immense amount of data. Today, we can collect […]

Groundbreaking research generates world’s first synthetic embryos

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Until recently, synthetic embryos only existed in sci-fi novels. Now, researchers from the Weizmann […]