Big Data Study Pinpoints More Than 150 Genes Associates with Atrial Fibrillation

Aug 4, 2018 | Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiovascular, Uncategorized

Science Daily reports that by drawing on genomic data from more than one million individuals, researchers have led a large collaborative effort to discover as-yet unknown genetic risk factors for atrial fibrillation: An irregular, often rapid heart rate affecting millions of Americans and more than 30 million people worldwide.

Research/Investigative Site

University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine

Lead Research/Investigator

Cristen Willer, Ph.D., associate professor at Michigan Medicine and head of U-M’s Willer lab.

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