Latest Genome-wide association study Stories
A variation at the location of the GPC5 gene appears to reduce risk of the heart disorder that claims more than 250,000 American lives each year.
In the ongoing quest to identify the genetic factors involved in disease, scientists have increasingly turned to genome-wide association studies, or GWAS, which enable the scanning of up to a million genetic markers in thousands of individuals.
Alcohol dependence (AD) is a complex disease for which both genetic and environmental factors affect susceptibility.
Several genes affect tooth development in the first year of life, according to the findings of a study conducted at Imperial College London, the University of Bristol in the UK and the University of Oulu in Finland.
Gene associated with atrial fibrillation in younger patients without known risk factors.
Researchers challenge prevailing assumptions in interpreting genome-wide studies.
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center say they are now convinced that rare genetic variants â€“ as opposed to more common ones â€“ lie at the heart of the genetic component of most common diseases.
Largest genome-wide association study of an infectious disease.
By measuring the total gene activity in organs relevant for coronary artery disease (CAD), scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have identified a module of genes that is important for the recruitment of white blood cells into the atherosclerotic plaque.
Genome Institute of Singapore researchers compiled map based on genome-wide variations of 6,000 samples.
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