CHOP Study Finds African-American Children Face Greater Risk of Migraines Due to Gene Variants

Oct 12, 2018 | African Americans, Genomics, Migraine Treatment

As reported in EurekAlert!, pediatric researchers have discovered common gene variants associated with migraines in African-American children. The research adds to knowledge of genetic influences on childhood migraines, and may lead to future precision medicine treatments for African-American children with these intense headaches. Read the press release in EurekAlert! for the details.

Lead Research/Investigator:

Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD, director Center for Applied Genomics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 

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