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Additional Genes Associated With Age-Related Macular Degeneration Identified At National Eye Institute



4/19/2010 8:04:39 AM

NEI -- A large genetic study of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has identified three new genes associated with this blinding eye disease-two involved in the cholesterol pathway. Results of this large-scale collaborative study, supported by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, were published online April 12 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.



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