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Fifth gene causing aortic disease is discovered

Posted on Monday, November 22nd, 2010, by with (1) Comment

Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D. and director of the John Ritter Research Program, and her team of researchers at UTHealth published the discovery of new gene that, when altered, causes aortic disease to run in families. This gene joins four other genes┬áthat Dr. Milewicz and her team discovered which can account for aortic disease in approximately 20% of families. (more…)




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